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Latitude: 54.5289 / 54°31'44"N
Longitude: -1.5533 / 1°33'11"W
OS Eastings: 429006
OS Northings: 514940
OS Grid: NZ290149
Mapcode National: GBR KJL2.H8
Mapcode Global: WHC5X.3FLD
Entry Name: Central School (East Block)
Listing Date: 6 September 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160912
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110675
Location: Darlington, DL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Northgate
Built-Up Area: Darlington
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Darlington St Matthew and St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Durham
1. (West Side)
Central School (east block)
(Formerly Darlington Technical
NZ 2814 NE 7/346
NZ 2914 NW 9/346
1896 by G.G Hoskins in an elaborate Perpendicular style. Pinkish brick with terra-cotta
dressings. Two storeys and basement, 13 bays in all. Central bay is base of projecting
4-storey tower whose 1st floor bay window rests on entrance porch. Tower, porch
ends and the angles of 2-bay projections in centres of each side have octagonal.
corner turrets. These subsidiary projections are gabled and have attic windows.
High pitched slate roofs have ridge stacks. Sections between and beyond the 3
projections have quatrefoil patterned frieze resting on corbel table. All windows
have Perpendicular tracery and segmental relieving arches. Many-moulded Tudor
arched entrance has a drip mould with leafy stops. Name plaque above.
Listing NGR: NZ2900614940
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