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School House and Attached School Room at Brampton Ellis Junior School, Wath upon Dearne

Description: School House and Attached School Room at Brampton Ellis Junior School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335548

OS Grid Reference: SE4177501138
OS Grid Coordinates: 441775, 401138
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5053, -1.3716

Location: Brampton Road, Rotherham S63 6AN

Locality: Wath upon Dearne
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S63 6AN

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Listing Text


(north side)

2/39 School-house and
attached school-room
at Brampton Ellis
Junior School


House with attached school-room. House probably mid C18, altered and
school-room rebuilt 1791; later alterations. Coursed, squaredsandstone;
tile and Welsh slate roofs. 3-storey, 3-bay house with continuous outshut
to rear; 2-bay single-storey school-room to left, set back. House: plinth,
large quoins. Central doorway with C20 door in stone surround; added
wood surround with pediment. Flanking sashes with margin lights in square-
faced surrounds with projecting sills. 3 similar windows to 1st floor.
3 shorter windows to 2nd floor have casements with glazing bars. Gable
copings; renewed brick end stacks. Schoolroom: central door in square-
faced surround, now window. Flanking 2-light windows: renewed casements
in tall square-faced surrounds with stone mullions. Inscribed plaque over
door; sundial with decorative iron gnomon over. Hipped roof to left,
ridge ventilator. Inscription on plaque reads:

This Charity-School and House were rebuilt
in the Year 1791
by the Order of the Right Honle Earl Fitzwilliam
The Very Revd. John Fountayne DD
Rowland Hodgson Rector of Rawmarsh
St Andrew Warde, William Oates, Francis Edmunds
and Thomas Hewett Esqrs.

George Ellis (1627-1712) of Brampton Hall, Brampton Bierlow bequeathed a
sum of money to establish this and other local schools in his will of 1711.
The school, as rebuilt in 1791, was to cater for 20 children in the single

Additions to rear and left return not of special interest.

Reproduction of the will of George Ellis in possession of the headmaster.

Listing NGR: SE4177501138

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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