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Former Parish School and Wall Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Etherley, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6501 / 54°39'0"N

Longitude: -1.7441 / 1°44'38"W

OS Eastings: 416606

OS Northings: 528365

OS Grid: NZ166283

Mapcode National: GBR JG8N.6V

Mapcode Global: WHC57.5CQZ

Entry Name: Former Parish School and Wall Attached

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111377

Location: Etherley, County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Etherley

Built-Up Area: Low Etherley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Etherley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 12 NE
(East side)
High Etherley
5/12 Former parish
school and wall


Parish school, now parish hall. Dated 1833. Paid for by Henry Stobart,
coalowner. Extended 1869. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings,
plinth and quoins; Welsh slate roof. Tudor style. One storey, 5 bays and
long right extension; set-back left wall. Symmetrical main block has central
gabled porch; boarded door, with elaborate iron hinges, in chamfered segmental-
headed surround; stepped dripmould containing blocked 2-light window over panel
with date; coped gable parapet on string; gabled bellcote. 4-light windows
under dripmoulds in flanking bays; outer bays project under gables and have
stepped 4-light windows with transoms to inner lights; cross-shaped vents in
gable peaks. Blank right extension to double door at left end under flat stone
lintel. Low-pitched roofs have moulded kneelers. 2 low ridge chimneys, the
left truncated and the right with double-chamfered coping.

High yard wall set-back at left has gable over boarded door in deeply-chamfered
surround; flat stone coping.

Listing NGR: NZ1660628365

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