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Old School House, Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton

Description: Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331709

OS Grid Reference: SE4712550730
OS Grid Coordinates: 447125, 450730
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9505, -1.2834

Location: Tockwith Lane, Bickerton, North Yorkshire YO26 7NX

Locality: Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO26 7NX

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/8 Old School House

- II

School, now private house. Early C19. For Hall Plumer. Red-brown brick,
Flemish bond, graduated grey slate roof. 2 storeys, 6 bays, the pedimented
central 2 bays project. Central 6-panel door with overlight. Blocked
doorway now a window far right. 12-pane sashes flank the door, the
remainder are smaller and of 16 panes and all have segmental stretcher
arches and stone sills. Modillioned eaves cornice and pediment. A stone
plaque between the central first-floor windows has no inscription; a blind
oculus in the pediment has an inscription (restored): "Ex dono / H. PLUMER
Armi(ger) / Anno Domini / 1801". End brick stacks. A late C19 single-
storey schoolroom with stone-mullioned windows projects to right. Left
return (to road): a round-arched recess with keystone, right, has a blocked
doorway; 2 round-arched windows with stone sills and C20 small-paned sashes
to first floor; blocked oculus to gable. Rear range not of special
interest. The school was endowed by Hall Plumer of Bilton Hall (qv) and
served Bilton, Bickerton and Tockwith. It was closed in 1928 and was used
as a village hall until 1973 when the chuch sold it and it was converted
into a private house. W V Crapp, Some historical notes on the Parish and
Parish Church of St Helen's, Bilton in Ainsty with Bickerton, 1973, p6.

Listing NGR: SE4712550730

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Source: English Heritage

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