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Latitude: 54.7862 / 54°47'10"N
Longitude: -1.5277 / 1°31'39"W
OS Eastings: 430471
OS Northings: 543584
OS Grid: NZ304435
Mapcode National: GBR KFS3.11
Mapcode Global: WHC4K.HYRP
Entry Name: Old School Community Centre and House Attached
Listing Date: 16 October 1975
Last Amended: 14 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120724
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110001
Location: Belmont, County Durham, DH1
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Belmont
Built-Up Area: Durham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Belmont
Church of England Diocese: Durham
BELMONT BROOMSIDE LANE
NZ 34 SW
7/12 Old School
16/10/75 Community Centre
and house attached
GV II (formerly listed as
Belmont Controlled Church
of England School)
Parish school and house attached, now community centre. 1870 by Austin and
Johnson. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and rock-faced
quoins; Welsh slate roof with red-moulded ridge tiles. L-plan school with
T-plan house, forming 3 ranges round yard facing road. Medieval style.
One-storey, 3-bay central block with one-bay projection at left; right
projection is left bay of 2-bay house, with second bay set back at right;
porch in angle with second bay.
School has 3 wide windows in main block,with projecting lugged surrounds;
left wing has front gable over large 2-centred-arched stone mullioned-and-
transomed window, with 4 ogee-headed lights in hollow moulded surround.
Pent inner extension on inner return of left wing has similar-style 2-light
square window in front, door and window on inner return and roof hipped at
front. Steeply-pitched roof.
House has chamfered stone mullions to 4-light window under 2-light window,
and top slit in front gable peak; shouldered stone surround to door in full-
height porch at right. Left inner return to yard has single light.
Steeply-pitched roof has steeply-coped transverse chimneys, one on left wing
slope towards central yard,and one behind the house front gable.
School right return gable has large window, with 3 ogee-headed lights, under
Listing NGR: NZ3047143584
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