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Former Londonderry School, Now Offices of Chevron Roofing

A Grade II Listed Building in West Rainton, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8146 / 54°48'52"N

Longitude: -1.4992 / 1°29'57"W

OS Eastings: 432280

OS Northings: 546749

OS Grid: NZ322467

Mapcode National: GBR KDZR.6X

Mapcode Global: WHC4K.Y78X

Entry Name: Former Londonderry School, Now Offices of Chevron Roofing

Listing Date: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110038

Location: West Rainton, County Durham, DH4

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: West Rainton

Built-Up Area: West Rainton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: West Rainton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 34 NW
3/47 Former Londonderry
School, now offices
of Chevron Roofing

School, now offices. Dated 1850 for Marchioness of Londonderry on panel over
door. Coursed squared gritty sandstone with quoins and ashlar dressings;
Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. T plan. One storey, 6 bays with
rear wing. Gabled porch in fourth bay has boarded door in chamfered Tudor-
arched surround under inscribed stone recessed in moulded panel. C20 mullioned-
and-transomed 2-light windows in chamfered surrounds. with projecting stone
sills. Roof and porch have block kneelers. Right return has 2 large windows.
Rear wing of same height.

Inscripton reads:

LONDONDERRY / As an encouragment to the Colliers / To promote the Moral
and Religious Education / of their Children / and as a lasting Memorial of
the interest SHE takes / in their welfare.

Listing NGR: NZ3228046749

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