Description: The Village School
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
SE 6055 NE NEW EARSWICK HAWTHORNE TERRACE
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
Source: English Heritage
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