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The Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Sunk Island, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.652 / 53°39'7"N

Longitude: -0.0845 / 0°5'4"W

OS Eastings: 526699

OS Northings: 418980

OS Grid: TA266189

Mapcode National: GBR WVV6.HL

Mapcode Global: WHHHD.NGZN

Entry Name: The Old School

Listing Date: 27 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161220

English Heritage Legacy ID: 166632

Location: Sunk Island, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU12

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Sunk Island

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ottringham with Sunk Island St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SUNK ISLAND SUNK ISLAND ROAD
TA 21 NE
(west side)
10/90 The Old School
GV II

School. 1857 by S S Teulon for the Crown Commissioners, with C20 additions
and alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond, colour-washed to south side.
Banded slate roof. T-shaped on plan: schoolroom with contemporary north
central wing extended in C20, later extension to east, and original lean-to
section adjoining schoolhouse (qv) to west; entrance facing yard to north.
Single storey. South side: 6 windows, irregular fenestration. Chamfered
plinth. External stack to left of centre with tumbled-in brick to offsets,
segmental-pointed recessed panel with tablet bearing crown, royal cypher and
date, tall chimney shaft with black brick cornice and square pot. To left:
C20 tripartite window with glazing bars, small lancet to lean-to, ashlar
string course. To right: similar tripartite window, three 15-pane windows.
All windows with rounded-chamfered sills and brick arches. Overhanging
eaves with exposed rafter ends. Roof hipped to right. Diagonally-set
square bell turret corbelled-out to left gable, with splayed base,
buttresses flanking segmental-arched openings to each side, ashlar string
course and polygonal brick spire with weather-vane. North side: main range
with 4 lancets to right; central wing with triple lancets to each side,
inserted door to north-west angle, inserted garage door to north end, hipped
roof. One of a series of C19 Crown estate buildings by Teulon. Included
for group value. N Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire, East
Riding, 1972, p 352; Victoria County History: York, East Riding, vol 5,
1984, p 139.


Listing NGR: TA2669918980

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