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Former Parish School and Wall Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Etherley, County Durham

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Coordinates

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

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

GV II

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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