Description: Grammar School
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322374
OS Grid Reference: NZ2508800256
OS Grid Coordinates: 425088, 500256
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3972, -1.6151
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SCORTON THE GREEN
NZ 20 SE
7/61 Grammar School
School. 1760. For Rev John Noble. Brick, pantile roof. 2 storeys,
5 bays, double-depth plan. First-floor bays divided by brick pilasters on
double band, paired at the corners and rising into parapet. In first bay on
ground floor, a 3-panel door below 12-pane overlight in rubbed-brick eared
architrave with splayed bases on tall dado. Round-arched sash windows, on
ground floor under brick header arches with projecting brick keystones, on
first floor with brick stretcher surrounds and shaped brick aprons. Coat of
arms in keyed oculus set in sandstone pediment over central bay and flanking
half-bays. Hipped roof. Arcaded and corniced endstacks. Central clock
tower with double quoin strips of chamfered rustication supported by
scrolls. Wooden octagonal cupola with lead-covered roof and weathervane.
The school was built by the first master of the school at his own expense.
Bulmer, History, Topography and Directory of North Yorkshire (1890), p 376).
Listing NGR: NZ2508800256
Source: English Heritage
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