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Latitude: 54.5054 / 54°30'19"N
Longitude: -1.896 / 1°53'45"W
OS Eastings: 406831
OS Northings: 512232
OS Grid: NZ068122
Mapcode National: GBR HJ6B.9Q
Mapcode Global: WHB4S.V0BY
Entry Name: Anvil House
Listing Date: 28 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121698
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111671
Location: Brignall, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Brignall
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
NZ 01 SE BRIGNALL BRIGNALL VILLAGE
6/82 Anvil House
Schoolroom with master's house attached, now private house. Later C18.
Coursed rubble with horizontally-tooled quoins and dressings; stone slate roof.
North elevation in two sections: Right part is master's house, a gabled
2-storey bay with false 4-pane window on ground floor, 12-pane Yorkshire sash
above and coped gable; stepped-and-banded lateral stack on left return;
outshut on right has renewed window in old opening. Single-storey 2-bay
schoolroom to left has pent porch in right bay, with renewed door on left
return; and 4-pane sash at left. Coped left gable. Left return shows stepped
Rear elevation: house has French window,with renewed window in old opening
above; schoolroom two 4-pane sashes.
The school was in existence in 1794, and continued in use until 1866.
Included for historical interest.
Listing NGR: NZ0683112232
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