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Old School with Railings, Gate and Gate-Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in East Witton, North Yorkshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318559

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321633

Location: East Witton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: East Witton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

(south side)

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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