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The Village School

A Grade II Listed Building in New Earswick, York

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Latitude: 53.9923 / 53°59'32"N

Longitude: -1.0734 / 1°4'24"W

OS Eastings: 460844

OS Northings: 455537

OS Grid: SE608555

Mapcode National: GBR NQY8.DM

Mapcode Global: WHFBX.HX19

Entry Name: The Village School

Listing Date: 12 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173129

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328573

Location: New Earswick, York, YO32

County: York

Civil Parish: New Earswick

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Huntington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

(west side)

9/39 The Village School


School. 1910-1912. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust.
Brick, French tile roof. Main range with cross wings to either end and
central cross wing to rear. All classrooms face south to village green.
Lavatories aid washrooms provided within main structure. Single storey with
attics, 9 bays with projecting gabled outer bays. Central glazed door
beneath radial fanlight flanked by wide, three-quarter length plate glass
windows originally intended to fold back. 3-light casements to gable ends.
Central bellcote. Ridge stacks. This is an important building in terms of
the development of school architecture, incorporating for the first time
"open air" south-facing classrooms which do not open off the assembly hall,
as traditional in C19 schools, and internal sanitary arrangements.

Listing NGR: SE6084455537

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