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Description: Old School and Railings
Date Listed: 14 February 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 321693
OS Grid Reference: SE1260887711
OS Grid Coordinates: 412608, 487711
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2849, -1.8078
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SE 16 NW MIDDLEHAM SWINE MARKET
9/82 Old School and railings
(Formerly listed as The Old
14.2.79 Church School
National School and railings. Dated 1869. Rubble, Welsh slate roof.
2-storey school with 4-stage tower porch, 3:1:3 bays. Hammer-faced quoins.
School; ground floor: C20 casement windows. First floor: pointed-arched
windows, single lancets flanking central 3-light windows with tracery below
quoined gables containing blank loop-holes. Kneelers, ashlar copings, end
stacks. Tower: single lancets to first and second stages; on fourth a blank
loop-hole; on second a plaque describing the building of the school as a
memorial to Rev J A Birch, late Rector of Middleham. Entrance on right
return of tower, a board door in ashlar surround on plinths with cornice
capitals and 4-centred arch head. Railings in front of school to right of
tower: ashlar plinth supporting cast-iron railings with spear finials, urn
finials to standards, ashlar gate-piers.
Listing NGR: SE1260887712
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Source: English Heritage
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