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Latitude: 54.7884 / 54°47'18"N
Longitude: -1.3312 / 1°19'52"W
OS Eastings: 443104
OS Northings: 543931
OS Grid: NZ431439
Mapcode National: GBR MF42.L8
Mapcode Global: WHD5S.JW9Z
Entry Name: Former Boys Block North at Easington Colliery School
Listing Date: 13 October 1997
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
NZ 44 SW SEASIDE LANE
488/7/10004 (North side)
13-OCT-97 FORMER BOYS BLOCK NORTH AT EASINGTON C
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: NZ4310443931
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