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Latitude: 54.2693 / 54°16'9"N
Longitude: -1.7791 / 1°46'44"W
OS Eastings: 414484
OS Northings: 485980
OS Grid: SE144859
Mapcode National: GBR JM02.MB
Mapcode Global: WHC6Y.NY0G
Entry Name: Old School with Railings, Gate and Gate-Piers
Listing Date: 25 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1318559
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321633
Location: East Witton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: East Witton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
SE 18 NW EAST WITTON TOWN EAST WITTON
10/11 Old School with railings,
gate and gate-piers
School, now house, and railings, gate and gate-piers. 1817. Sandstone
ashlar with herring-bone tooling, stone slate roof, wrought-iron railings.
Single storey, 3 bays. Projecting central porch with pointed-arched opening
with studded board door, and on sides blind pointed-arched single-lights;
crested parapets. School room: flanking the porch, broad pointed-arched
windows with intersecting Y-tracery. Ashlar copings, end stack right.
Range on left has been raised from 1 to 2 storeys and is not of special
interest. In front of school, low ashlar plinth with saddleback section
coping on top carrying simple railings with urn finials to standards.
Monolithic sandstone gate-piers flanking gate with simple bars and
decorative scrollwork in lower half. "The church school was erected by the
Earl of Ailesbury in 1817", Bulmer, History, Topography and Directory of
North Yorkshire, 1890, p 627.
Listing NGR: SE1448485980
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