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Description: Carrshield Expedition Centre
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240339
OS Grid Reference: NY8029847790
OS Grid Coordinates: 380298, 547790
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8246, -2.3082
NY 84 NW WEST ALLEN CARRSHIELD (East side)
21/221 Carrshield Expedition
School, now Expedition Centre, dated 1851. Squared stone with ashlar dressings,
tooled and margined plinth and quoins. 1 & 2 storeys, 7 bays, symmetrical.
Central gabled projecting 2-storey bay has 3-light ground floor window, 2-light
window above and panel in gable inscribed:
CAR SHIELD SCHOOL
BUILT BY AND ON LAND BELONGING TO
W.B. BEAUMONT, ESQ.
FOR THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN
OF ALL RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS
Flanking sections of 1 tall storey, each with central bay set forward as a
gabled porch; renewed doors under tall overlights, panels above with GIRLS
SCHOOL (left) and BOYS SCHOOL (right). Coped gables. Intermediate bays have
tall tripartite sashes. All openings in recessed and hollow-chamfered surrounds.
Coped left gable with corniced stone stack; tall corniced stone stacks flank
centre bay. Right gable capped by bellcote carried on 4 block corbels. Date
panel below 4-centred-arched opening, cornice above and triangular finials.
Rear elevation altered.
Listing NGR: NY8029847790
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Source: English Heritage
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