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Description: National School for Infants and Girls
Date Listed: 12 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330754
OS Grid Reference: SE3493756973
OS Grid Coordinates: 434937, 456973
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0076, -1.4684
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SE 3456 KNARESBOROUGH CASTLE YARD
8/90 National School for
Infants and Girls
School, now public hall. c1837. Ashlar, Westmorland slate roof. 2
storeys, 2 x 5 bays. East front: board doors with shouldered wedge lintels
to ends. Five large 30-pane sashes between them, with 4-pane sashes above.
Moulded sill band to first floor, paired gutter brackets, hipped. roof.
Similar fenestration to rear and left return. 2-storey extension to rear
with cross-windows. The first floor was possibly added c1850. The National
School girls were moved into this building from a room adjoining the
vicarage by 1837. They occupied the northern 2 bays in 1851, the 3 southern
bays being occupied by infants. B Jennings, Harrogate and Knaresborough,
1970, p 380. Ordnance Survey, Knaresborough map, Scale 5 feet to 1 mile,
Listing NGR: SE3493756973
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Source: English Heritage
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