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Grammar School

A Grade II Listed Building in Scorton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3972 / 54°23'49"N

Longitude: -1.6151 / 1°36'54"W

OS Eastings: 425088

OS Northings: 500256

OS Grid: NZ250002

Mapcode National: GBR KK5L.4H

Mapcode Global: WHC6G.5Q5X

Entry Name: Grammar School

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322374

Location: Scorton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL10

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Scorton

Built-Up Area: Scorton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Easby with Brompton on Swale and Bolton on Swale

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 20 SE
(north side)
7/61 Grammar School

School. 1760. For Rev John Noble. Brick, pantile roof. 2 storeys,
5 bays, double-depth plan. First-floor bays divided by brick pilasters on
double band, paired at the corners and rising into parapet. In first bay on
ground floor, a 3-panel door below 12-pane overlight in rubbed-brick eared
architrave with splayed bases on tall dado. Round-arched sash windows, on
ground floor under brick header arches with projecting brick keystones, on
first floor with brick stretcher surrounds and shaped brick aprons. Coat of
arms in keyed oculus set in sandstone pediment over central bay and flanking
half-bays. Hipped roof. Arcaded and corniced endstacks. Central clock
tower with double quoin strips of chamfered rustication supported by
scrolls. Wooden octagonal cupola with lead-covered roof and weathervane.
The school was built by the first master of the school at his own expense.
Bulmer, History, Topography and Directory of North Yorkshire (1890), p 376).

Listing NGR: NZ2508800256

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