Description: The Village Centre
Date Listed: 16 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 326371
OS Grid Reference: SE4935133766
OS Grid Coordinates: 449351, 433766
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7979, -1.2522
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SHERBURN IN ELMET FINKLE HILL
SE 43 SE (west side)
The Village Centre
Grammar School, now Village Hall. 1619 with later additions and
alterations. Founded under the will of Robert Hungate. Magnesian
limestone, now largely cement rendered, with Welsh slate roof. U-shaped on
plan with infill to rear. 2 storeys, 4 first-floor windows. Plinth,
quoins. Central round-arched entrance now a multi-paned window within wide
surround with moulded base, above a carved cartouche bearing the Hungate
arms. Entrance now to left return a C20 long-panel door under Tudor arch
and with chamfered jambs. Ground floor to front facade has 2 and 5-light
mullion and transom windows and an 18-pane sash all under hood-moulds.
First floor has mainly 2-light mullion windows and 1 single light, all under
hood-moulds. Returns are gabled with moulded ashlar coping. Ridge and end
stacks. In process of alteration and demolition to rear at time of
resurvey. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, p 482.
Listing NGR: SE4935133766
Source: English Heritage
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