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School House at Endowed Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkburton, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.5931 / 53°35'34"N

Longitude: -1.7496 / 1°44'58"W

OS Eastings: 416668

OS Northings: 410748

OS Grid: SE166107

Mapcode National: GBR JV7W.0Q

Mapcode Global: WHCB8.3Y3C

Entry Name: School House at Endowed Primary School

Listing Date: 16 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183906

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341191

Location: Kirkburton, Kirklees, HD4

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Kirkburton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thurstonland St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

School House at
Endowed Primary School


School house. Dated 1766-7 the right bay possibly slightly later.
Hammer dressed stone. Quoins. Stone slate roof with gable copings
on cut kneelers and central stone stack. Two storeys. Round arched
doorway to left with fanlight. Single light over. To right, 2 bays,
Venetian windows to ground, 3-light windows to 1st floor. A quoined,
straight joint between the bays suggest different builds. A round
arched plaque to the left states that the school was for the education
of the poor in Thurstonland built 1766-7 by money from the last will
of Mrs Ann Ludlam of Blackhouse, Thurstonland and later, Pontefract,
and that the adjoining dwelling (the school house) was built at the
same time by voluntary contribution. Altered gabled wing to rear of

Listing NGR: SE1666810748

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