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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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Coordinates

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

WEST RAINTON WEST RAINTON
NZ 34 NW
3/47 Former Londonderry
School, now offices
of Chevron Roofing
GV II

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:

THIS EDIFICE / Erected in 1850 by FRANCES ANNE VANE / MARCHIONESS OF
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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