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Ripley School, Ripley

Description: Ripley School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 March 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 331576

OS Grid Reference: SE2842060614
OS Grid Coordinates: 428420, 460614
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0407, -1.5675

Location: Main Street, Ripley, North Yorkshire HG3 3AX

Locality: Ripley
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG3 3AX

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Listing Text

SE 2860-2960 (west side)

8/71 Ripley School
(formerly listed as
8.3.52 Ripley Schoolhouse)


School. 1830 with added porch. Part of the estate village of Sir William
Amcotts Ingilby. Coursed squared gritstone, grey slate roof. A 2 x 4 bay
single-storey building set back from the street. In Gothick style. Central
entrance in projecting porch; tall flanking flat-headed chamfered windows of
two 4-centred arched lights with hoodmould; the windows having leaded lights
similar to those at Town Hall Cottages (qv). A central limestone plaque set
into an oval frame below the projecting eaves band has the inscription:
"This school was Built by / MARY INGILBY in ye year 1702 / and indowed with
part of the fortune of KATHERINE INGILBY / Being ye two youngest Daugh /
ters of Sr WILLIAM TNGILBY / of Ripley in Ye County of York / Barronett /
Rebuilt AD 1830". Ripped roof. Right return: two 16-pane sashes in plain
surrounds, the lintels raised and a further 8-pane window inserted above.
Added bay to right not of special interest. The style of the windows is
taken from the church tower and is similar to the School House and Town Hall
Cottages (qv).

Listing NGR: SE2842260614

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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