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Hurworth House Boys' Preparatory School

A Grade II Listed Building in Hurworth, Darlington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4862 / 54°29'10"N

Longitude: -1.5282 / 1°31'41"W

OS Eastings: 430660

OS Northings: 510198

OS Grid: NZ306101

Mapcode National: GBR KJRK.YL

Mapcode Global: WHC63.HHHN

Entry Name: Hurworth House Boys' Preparatory School

Listing Date: 20 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185917

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350422

Location: Hurworth, Darlington, DL2

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Hurworth

Built-Up Area: Hurworth-on-Tees

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hurworth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

HURWORTH THE GREEN
NZ 3010 (North side)

17/84 No. 38 (Hurworth
House Boys'
20.3.67 Preparatory School)

GV II

House, now boys' preparatory school, c.1730. Brick with stone dressings:
header-bond front, Flemish-bond rear. Graduated green slate roof with brick
chimney stacks. 3-storey, 3-bay entrance front has plinth, raised-and-
chamfered quoins, sill bands and eaves cornice. Central 6-panel door and
radial fanlight in open-pedimented stone doorcase with engaged columns with
fluted capitals and dosserets. 3-storey canted brick bays flanking centre
bay. Windows in flat-faced surrounds: 12-pane sashes on ground and first
floors, square 6-pane sashes on top floor. Low-pitched roof with stone-coped
gables and end stacks. 3-storey, 3-bay rear has plinth, sill bands and eaves
cornice. Central partly-glazed 4-panel door and overlight with patterned
glazing in rusticated stone doorcase with engaged fluted columns. Elongated
sash above door; round-arched sash window on top floor. 3-storey canted brick
bays, flanking centre bay, with sashes in flat-faced surrounds.

Interior: dogleg staircase, of 4 flights plus landing rail, with moulded
closed string, square newels, ramped square-sectioned handrail on thin turned
balusters and ramped dado rail.

Late C19 and early C20 additions on both returns are not of special interest.


Listing NGR: NZ3066010198

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