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Burnt Yates School, Clint cum Hamlets

Description: Burnt Yates School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331157

OS Grid Reference: SE2512461247
OS Grid Coordinates: 425124, 461247
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0466, -1.6178

Location: B6165, Clint, North Yorkshire HG3 3EJ

Locality: Clint cum Hamlets
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG3 3EJ

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Listing Text

CLINT B 6165
SE 26 SE (north side)

10/29 Burnt Yates School

- II

School. 1760, 1763 and 1849 with alterations mid C20. Endowed by Rear
Admiral Robert Long and others. Coursed squared gritstone and ashlar, stone
slate (C18) and blue slate roofs (C19). 3 main blocks: the original 2-
storey, 2-bay school building, the 3-storey, 2-bay additional block to left,
and the tall single-storey C19 schoolroom attached at right-angle to right.
Original school: projecting quoins, central 6-panel door in quoined surround
flanked by 3-light flat-faced mullion-and-transom windows. First floor: 3-
light flat-faced mullion windows. Projecting sill and lintel bands to both
floors; inscription under crest in stone surround above entrance: 'THIS
left end stack. Additional block to left: quoins to left; central entrance
flanked by 3-light windows on each floor, transomed on first floor. Shaped
kneeler and ashlar coping to left. Later range to right: tall 3-light
mullion-and-transom window with triangular-headed top lights. Left (inner)
return: central porch with 3-light window, date plaque (1849) and bellcote
flanked by 3-light mullion-and-transom windows. Gable copings. Right
return: two 3-light mullion windows. Interior: block to left: second-floor
trustees room begun 1771 and completed 1773 has original wainscot,
fireplace, bookcase, table and 8 chairs. Latest schoolroom: scissor-braced
roof trusses. The foundation of the school was initiated by William
Mountaine of Scarah Bank Farm (qv) who contacted Robert Long, formerly of
Flask Farm, Clint but living in London. In 1759 Admiral Long promised to
endow Flask Farm and in 1760 the new school was near completion. In 1761
William Mountaine reported that the new school was 'too small' and in 1763
the new addition was built. The trustees room was completed 1773, the
original furnishings include chairs by Chippendale together with a map of
the endowed lands and portraits of King George I and Queen Caroline, all of
which remain. The minute books and correspondence records from the schools
foundation are preserved in the trustees room. Burnt Yates Womens
Institute, Clint cum Hamlets, 1975, pp 13-21. B Jennings, A History of
Nidderdale, 1967, p 447 etc.

Listing NGR: SE2512461247

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Source: English Heritage

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