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Description: School House
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322375
OS Grid Reference: NZ2511500225
OS Grid Coordinates: 425115, 500225
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3969, -1.6147
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SCORTON THE GREEN
NZ 20 SE
7/62 School House
House, now school offices and boarding house. Early C18. Roughcast, stone
slate roof. 3 storeys, 5:2 bays. On ground floor in third bay, 4-panel
door in chamfered ashlar surround with open pediment resting on brackets.
Sash windows in ashlar surrounds, sixth and seventh bays on first floor
being taller, and blind window in fourth bay of second floor. Shaped
kneelers, ashlar copings. Corniced brick stacks at ends and between bays 2
and 3, 5 and 6. Rear elevation: staircase window. Left return: chamfered
quoined doorway, now window. Right return: large external stepped stack,
truncated. Interior: rear staircase has turned balusters with inverted
bell-shapes near base. Scorton Grammar School (qv) was founded in 1720 by
Leonard Robinson, who endowed it with his own house, this building. Bulmer,
History, Topography and Directory of North Yorkshire (1890), p 376.
Listing NGR: NZ2511500225
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Source: English Heritage
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