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Latitude: 54.0073 / 54°0'26"N
Longitude: -1.468 / 1°28'4"W
OS Eastings: 434962
OS Northings: 456942
OS Grid: SE349569
Mapcode National: GBR LQ53.Z7
Mapcode Global: WHD9L.FJ5R
Entry Name: National School for Boys
Listing Date: 12 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1190059
English Heritage Legacy ID: 330752
Location: Knaresborough, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Knaresborough
Built-Up Area: Knaresborough
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Knaresborough
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 3456 KNARESBOROUGH CASTLE YARD
8/88 National School for Boys
School, now offices. 1814. Ashlar, Westmorland slate roof. Single storey,
2 x 5 bays, with lower single-storey, 3-bay range to left and C20 addition
to east. North front: main block has 24-pane sashes with projecting sills
and shouldered wedge lintels, hipped roof, and central stone tablet above
eaves level inscribed 'NATIONAL SCHOOL ERECTED 1814' with scroll decoration.
Lower range: original entrance, now with C20 iron gate, on right. C20
windows. Rear: main block windows as front. Lower range has sashes with
glazing bars. Interior: floor inserted to main range. This was the first
school in the district to be established by the National Society for the
Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church which was
founded in 1811. It has accommodation for 200 boys. The 1851 map shows the
layout of the building, which was composed of a large hall on the west side,
and about 5 small rooms along the east side. B Jennings (Ed) Harrogate and
Knaresborough, 1970, pp 380-1. Ordnance Survey Map of Knaresborough, Scale
5 feet to 1 mile) 1851.
Listing NGR: SE3496256942
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