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Former Boys Block North at Easington Colliery School

A Grade II Listed Building in Easington Colliery, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7885 / 54°47'18"N

Longitude: -1.3312 / 1°19'52"W

OS Eastings: 443106

OS Northings: 543936

OS Grid: NZ431439

Mapcode National: GBR MF42.L7

Mapcode Global: WHD5S.JWBY

Entry Name: Former Boys Block North at Easington Colliery School

Listing Date: 13 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468879

Location: Easington Colliery, County Durham, SR8

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Easington Colliery

Built-Up Area: Easington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Easington Colliery

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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School classroom block. 1911-13 by J Morson of Durham. Red brick with concrete dressings and slate roofs. Baroque Revival style. EXTERIOR: 2 storey. South entrance front has rusticated surround with double glazed doors in moulded surround topped with plaque inscribed BOYS. Above tall glazing bar stair window with keystone and brick rustication above again moulded band and 3-light attic window. Moulded cornice above topped with octagonal drum and concrete dome with flag poll. Either side 3 glazing bar casement windows one to each floor. North front has similar window arrangement. West elevation 21 windows arranged 3:6:3:6:3. Central projecting block has brick rustication and bracketed concrete cornice, with 3 tall glazing bar windows with double keystones to both floors. Either side 2 sets of 3 glazing bar windows with broader central windows and taller central windows on upper floor. Projecting end pavilions also have 3 tall glazing bar windows with broader central windows and taller central windows on upper floor under segment arched parapet, plus double doors to each pavilion in moulded concrete surrounds. East front has similar window arrangement without entrance doors.
INTERIOR: entrance at front facing the street, central cross hall with corridor off on each side leading to four classrooms, with cloakrooms and lavatories beyond, stairs at each end. This pattern is repeated at first floor, with mezzanine floor between each end. Classrooms have wood and glass screens to corridor, and wooden parquet floors. Halls have low stage at east end. Skylights on first floor corridors. This block and the girls block are identical.

Listing NGR: NZ4310643936

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