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Former Parish School, Gateshead

Description: Former Parish School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303888

OS Grid Reference: NZ2268262604
OS Grid Coordinates: 422682, 562604
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9576, -1.6473

Location: Dunston Road, Wickham and Dunston, Gateshead NE11 9EE

Locality: Gateshead
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE11 9EE

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/123 Former parish school
100 metres north of
White Gate.


School, now workshops. Dated 1818. Coursed squared sandstone with large
quoins and ashlar dressings; low-pitched Welsh slate roof with
flat stone gable copings. One storey, 8 bays. Recessed 4-panelled door
under stone lintel in bay 8. Round-section mullioned and transomed windows
in all bays, those in bays 2, 4 and 6 under gabled dormers breaking eaves;
all with flat stone sills, irregular-block jambs and wood lintels. Long windows
in right return under inscription ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION, ANNO DOMINI,
1818. THE HON. AND REV. EDWARD GREY, RECTOR. Historical note: subscribers
included the Bishop of Durham and the trustees of Lord Crewe. Source: W. Bourn,
Annals of the Parish of Whickham, Consett 1892, 101.

Listing NGR: NZ2268262604

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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