Description: Cleasby and Stapleton Village Hall
Date Listed: 29 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 322649
OS Grid Reference: NZ2497412995
OS Grid Coordinates: 424974, 512995
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5117, -1.6158
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4/10 Cleasby and Stapleton
School, now village hall. 1848. For Thomas Pease. White brick with ashlar
dressings, Welsh slate roofs. T-shaped plan. Single storey. 2:1 bays to
road, the main range to right projecting forward and subsidiary range to
left, with porch in the angle. Left range: brick plinth; raised ashlar
quoins to left; windows of 2 round-arched lights with ashlar surrounds and
mullions; 6-panel door in flat-roofed ashlar porch with 2 square Tuscan
columns and antae behind, oversailing eaves; roof hipped to left. Right
range: taller; ashlar plinth; raised ashlar quoins; 4-light matching window;
oversailing eaves; hipped roof. At junction of the two roofs, bell turret:
corniced ashlar base, with brick sides to opening, keyed round-arched ashlar
top to opening; deep ashlar cornice; coved lead roof. Built as a Friends'
Day School, it was merged with the village's Robinson School and conducted
as a British School. Methodists held their Sunday service here until a
chapel was built in Cleasby in 1903. T Bulmer, History, Topography and
Directory of North Yorkshire (1890), p 402; VCH i, pp 158-160. Included
for group value.
Listing NGR: NZ2497412995
Source: English Heritage
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