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Latitude: 53.9702 / 53°58'12"N
Longitude: -1.0872 / 1°5'13"W
OS Eastings: 459976
OS Northings: 453063
OS Grid: SE599530
Mapcode National: GBR NQVJ.FK
Mapcode Global: WHFC3.8GKR
Entry Name: Shipton Street School and Former Schoolmaster's House Now No. 2
Listing Date: 3 June 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096160
English Heritage Legacy ID: 490182
Location: York, YO30
Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton
Built-Up Area: York
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: York St Luke
Church of England Diocese: York
1112-1/0/10038 SHIPTON STREET
03-JUN-03 (South side)
Shipton Street School and former Schoo
lmaster's House now No. 2
School and attached school-master's house. 1890, with minor C20 alterations. Designed by Walter Brierley of the architectural firm of Domaine & Brierley. Red brick with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Single storey with 2 storey house attached to west. Chamfered brick plinth, moulded brick cill band and deeply moulded eaves. 5 ornate brick chimney stacks.
EXTERIOR: Irregular street front has tall double windows at either end, both with crow-stepped gables, round headed windows with brick tympani and small circular windows above. Between these windows are alternating pairs of small windows and single tall through-eaves windows topped with curved pediments, plus a single off-centre 2-light crow-stepped through-eaves window. At either end broad curved gables with tall side windows and three round-headed openings in the apex of the gable.
South front has eight central through-eaves openings arranged; 2 windows, door, 2 windows, door, 2 windows. Either side a single doorway and a window. Tall broad C20 chimney stack added.
East end has tall square tower with pyramidal roof topped with square cupola and leaded ogee roof with ornate iron weather vane. This tower has three round-headed blank openings to each face.
School-master's house [No. 2, Shipton Street] has broad curved gable with brick coping and doorway to left with 5-panel door and 3-pane overlight, to right a double sash window with link below double sash window.
This attractive Domestic Revival style school, designed by Walter Brierley in York in 1890, is the first of an important group of schools that he designed in the city.
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