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School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brancepeth, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7368 / 54°44'12"N

Longitude: -1.6572 / 1°39'26"W

OS Eastings: 422167

OS Northings: 538036

OS Grid: NZ221380

Mapcode National: GBR JFWN.0R

Mapcode Global: WHC4W.J62J

Entry Name: School House

Listing Date: 10 May 1967

Last Amended: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159085

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109920

Location: Brancepeth, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Brancepeth

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Brancepeth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

BRANCEPETH THE VILLAGE
NZ 23 NW
(East side)
5/39 Inset No. 17
(School House),
10/5/67 Nos. 18 and 19
(formerly listed
as School House,
18 Brancepeth,
19 Brancepeth)
GV II

Former village school and master's house, now 3 dwellings. Dated 1857 on
chimney, converted into houses in mid C20. Coursed sandstone rubble with
ashlar dressings. Graduated green slate roofs and ashlar chimney stacks.
Tudor style. Long centre block with projecting cross-gabled wing at right
(former master's house, now No. 17) and former gabled porch at left (now part
of No. 19). Centre block: single storey with C20 attics, 4 bays. Central
truncated external chimney with dated plaque. Flanking chamfered doorways
under hoodmoulds stepped up over blank shields. Doorway at left moved from
original position in porch. Three 3-light C20 casements in altered chamfered
surrounds. Eaves raised and 4 large, hip-roofed dormers inserted. Steeply-
pitched roof with truncated central ridge stack and tall cylindrical end
stacks. Small gabled porch at left has C20 3-light window and projecting
gabled bellcote with single pointed opening. 2-storey wing at right: cross
window on ground floor and 2-light window above, both under hoodmoulds; coped
gable with square kneelers; transverse ridge chimney with 3 cylindrical
stacks; chamfered doorway in 2-bay. right return.
Included for group value. Later C20 additions on rear of not of interest.


Listing NGR: NZ2216738036

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