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Latitude: 54.3969 / 54°23'48"N
Longitude: -1.6147 / 1°36'52"W
OS Eastings: 425115
OS Northings: 500225
OS Grid: NZ251002
Mapcode National: GBR KK5L.7L
Mapcode Global: WHC6G.5RC4
Entry Name: School House
Listing Date: 4 February 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1157378
English Heritage Legacy ID: 322375
Location: Scorton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL10
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Scorton
Built-Up Area: Scorton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Easby with Brompton on Swale and Bolton on Swale
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SCORTON THE GREEN
NZ 20 SE
7/62 School House
House, now school offices and boarding house. Early C18. Roughcast, stone
slate roof. 3 storeys, 5:2 bays. On ground floor in third bay, 4-panel
door in chamfered ashlar surround with open pediment resting on brackets.
Sash windows in ashlar surrounds, sixth and seventh bays on first floor
being taller, and blind window in fourth bay of second floor. Shaped
kneelers, ashlar copings. Corniced brick stacks at ends and between bays 2
and 3, 5 and 6. Rear elevation: staircase window. Left return: chamfered
quoined doorway, now window. Right return: large external stepped stack,
truncated. Interior: rear staircase has turned balusters with inverted
bell-shapes near base. Scorton Grammar School (qv) was founded in 1720 by
Leonard Robinson, who endowed it with his own house, this building. Bulmer,
History, Topography and Directory of North Yorkshire (1890), p 376.
Listing NGR: NZ2511500225
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