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School and Attached School House, Wykeham

Description: School and Attached School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 327440

OS Grid Reference: SE9650283344
OS Grid Coordinates: 496502, 483344
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2367, -0.5209

Location: A170, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO13 9QB

Locality: Wykeham
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO13 9QB

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Listing Text

SE 9683 WYKEHAM A 170
(south side)

14/120 School and attached


School; schoolhouse now incorporated into school. 1853-54. By William
Butterfield. Dressed sandstone with sandstone ashlar quoins and dressings;
slate roof. L-shaped on plan, with former schoolhouse forming a wing to the
rear of the school. School: single-storey, 2-window front, with lower
outbuilding to right. Pointed and quoined entrance in outbuilding contains
double board doors. Windows to left are each of 3 stepped lights. Steeply-
pitched main roof with half-hipped pent roof to outbuilding. Right gable
wall: wall above lean-to contains a cinquefoil light recessed in chamfered
pointed surround. Dawnay arms in the gable end above. Left gable wall:
tall 2-light window beneath pointed hood-mould. Rear: 2 cross gables each
containing 2-light windows. Ridge stack with steep offsets to right cross
gable. All windows have Geometric tracery, chamfered sills and quoined
surrounds. Former schoolhouse: single-storey, 3-bay range. Board door to
left in quoined surround with pointed chamfered head. 3-light window to
right with tall large-pane sashes, beneath segmental arch. Single sash to
end right. Roof steeply-pitched and half-hipped to right. 2 ridge stacks
with steep offsets. P Thompson, William Butterfield, 1971.

Listing NGR: SE9650283344

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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