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Former Parish School

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunston and Teams, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9576 / 54°57'27"N

Longitude: -1.6473 / 1°38'50"W

OS Eastings: 422682

OS Northings: 562604

OS Grid: NZ226626

Mapcode National: GBR SJD.C7

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.NNR9

Entry Name: Former Parish School

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303888

Location: Gateshead, NE11

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Dunston and Teams

Built-Up Area: Gateshead

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Dunston St Nicholas with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 26 SW WHICKHAM DUNSTON ROAD
(east side)
Dunston

5/123 Former parish school
100 metres north of
White Gate.

G.V. II

School, now workshops. Dated 1818. Coursed squared sandstone with large
quoins and ashlar dressings; low-pitched Welsh slate roof with
flat stone gable copings. One storey, 8 bays. Recessed 4-panelled door
under stone lintel in bay 8. Round-section mullioned and transomed windows
in all bays, those in bays 2, 4 and 6 under gabled dormers breaking eaves;
all with flat stone sills, irregular-block jambs and wood lintels. Long windows
in right return under inscription ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION, ANNO DOMINI,
1818. THE HON. AND REV. EDWARD GREY, RECTOR. Historical note: subscribers
included the Bishop of Durham and the trustees of Lord Crewe. Source: W. Bourn,
Annals of the Parish of Whickham, Consett 1892, 101.


Listing NGR: NZ2268262604

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