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The Village School, New Earswick

Description: The Village School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 328573

OS Grid Reference: SE6084455537
OS Grid Coordinates: 460844, 455537
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9923, -1.0734

Location: Haxby Road, New Earswick, York YO32 4BY

Locality: New Earswick
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO32 4BY

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Listing Text

(west side)

9/39 The Village School


School. 1910-1912. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust.
Brick, French tile roof. Main range with cross wings to either end and
central cross wing to rear. All classrooms face south to village green.
Lavatories aid washrooms provided within main structure. Single storey with
attics, 9 bays with projecting gabled outer bays. Central glazed door
beneath radial fanlight flanked by wide, three-quarter length plate glass
windows originally intended to fold back. 3-light casements to gable ends.
Central bellcote. Ridge stacks. This is an important building in terms of
the development of school architecture, incorporating for the first time
"open air" south-facing classrooms which do not open off the assembly hall,
as traditional in C19 schools, and internal sanitary arrangements.

Listing NGR: SE6084455537

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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