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Description: School and School House
Date Listed: 26 May 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 330405
OS Grid Reference: SE3659476885
OS Grid Coordinates: 436594, 476885
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1864, -1.4407
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SE 37 NE BALDERSBY WIDE HOWE LANE
Baldersby St James
3/29 School and School
School and house. 1854. By William Butterfield for Viscount Downe of
Baldersby Park. Snecked stone with ashlar bands and window surrounds.
Westmorland slate roof to school, tiles on house, stone stacks. School:
L-shaped 2-room plan with school house attached to right. High
Victorian style, one and a half storeys, irregular fenestration.
Central panelled door under timber-framed gabled porch with lean-to roof
on each side. Main hall lit by two 2-light Geometric windows in left
gable. Stack straddling roof has flues in the form of truncated
pyramids. School house: I and one and a half storeys, 5 bays. Central
door under wooden porch with barge boards. Flanking windows are 3-light
mullions with wooden sashes. Two 2-light mullion windows under half-
hipped dormers above. Roof: hipped to right; shield of Downe family in
recess to left gable. Single-storey bay to left has a hipped roof.
Stack at left gable end has flues in the form of truncated pyramids.
Interior: original wooden staircase with open wooden screen at the foot.
Large linen cupboard on landing.
Listing NGR: SE3658676883
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Source: English Heritage
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