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Old School with Railings, Gate and Gate-Piers, East Witton

Description: Old School with Railings, Gate and Gate-Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 321633

OS Grid Reference: SE1448485980
OS Grid Coordinates: 414484, 485980
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2693, -1.7791

Location: A6108, East Witton, North Yorkshire DL8 4SN

Locality: East Witton
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4SN

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Listing Text

(south side)

10/11 Old School with railings,
gate and gate-piers


School, now house, and railings, gate and gate-piers. 1817. Sandstone
ashlar with herring-bone tooling, stone slate roof, wrought-iron railings.
Single storey, 3 bays. Projecting central porch with pointed-arched opening
with studded board door, and on sides blind pointed-arched single-lights;
crested parapets. School room: flanking the porch, broad pointed-arched
windows with intersecting Y-tracery. Ashlar copings, end stack right.
Range on left has been raised from 1 to 2 storeys and is not of special
interest. In front of school, low ashlar plinth with saddleback section
coping on top carrying simple railings with urn finials to standards.
Monolithic sandstone gate-piers flanking gate with simple bars and
decorative scrollwork in lower half. "The church school was erected by the
Earl of Ailesbury in 1817", Bulmer, History, Topography and Directory of
North Yorkshire, 1890, p 627.

Listing NGR: SE1448485980

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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