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Description: Hensall Primary School
Date Listed: 11 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 326476
OS Grid Reference: SE5827922552
OS Grid Coordinates: 458279, 422552
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6962, -1.1188
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HENSALL CHURCH LANE
SE 52 SE
3/3 Hensall Primary School
and Schoolmaster's house
(formerly listed as The
School and schoolmaster's house. 1854 with later additions and alterations
including those of 1893, 1968 and 1970. Architect, William Butterfield;
patron, 7th Viscount Downe; builder, Charles Ward of Lincoln. Pinkish-red
brick, partly rendered, with grey slate roof. 2-storey range with 2 first-
floor windows with single tall storey, 2-bay schoolroom adjoining.
Aesthetic Functionalism. Main range: ground floor obscured by C20
additions, entrance to C20 porch, double, part-glazed doors, 9-pane window.
First floor has 2-light timber mullion window with 4-pane sashes and
tripartite window with 2-pane sash to centre, both in long raking dormer.
Schoolroom has three 6-pane casement windows with 2 roof dormers. External
end stack and large stepped external stack to front elevation. 2 rainwater
heads bearing initial D. Sweeping roof in 2 levels. Interior retains many
original features including fireplaces, cupboards with hinges, dado rails,
6 and 8-panel doors and dogleg staircase to master's house with plain
balusters. Conceived as a group with St Paul's Church (qv) and The Red
House (qv) and with similar groups at Cowick and Pollington. N Pevsner,
Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, p 262. P Thompson, William Butterfield,
1971, p 436.
Listing NGR: SE5827922552
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Source: English Heritage
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