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The Former National Girls School

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashover, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1642 / 53°9'50"N

Longitude: -1.4791 / 1°28'44"W

OS Eastings: 434922

OS Northings: 363130

OS Grid: SK349631

Mapcode National: GBR 69Y.QVM

Mapcode Global: WHDFN.7QXN

Entry Name: The Former National Girls School

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Last Amended: 30 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 393444

Location: Ashover, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S45

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Ashover

Built-Up Area: Ashover

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ashover All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

1264-0/11/35 (East side)
31/01/67 The Former National Girls School
(Formerly Listed as:
Village Hall Formerly School)
Former National Girls' School. Dated 1845. Horizontally tooled
ashlar gritstone, with ashlar dressings, plinth, moulded
cornice with blocking course, coped Dutch gable to porch,
crow-stepped gables, and a concrete tiled roof. 2 storeys and
3 bays, with an advanced 2-storey gabled porch which has
shallow corner piers. Central doorway with moulded ashlar
surround, and a 3-centred arched lintel beneath a hood mould
with label stops. Above is a dated rectangular plaque, and,
above that, a quatrefoil opening. Flanking the porch are bays
with stacked tall 3-light chamfered mullioned windows, each
light with a 3-centred arched head, all beneath a hood mould
with label stops. The corners to this elevation have shallow
diagonal buttresses which terminate at first-floor window head
height. C20 planked door to doorway, and leaded lights to all
window openings. The plaque above the doorway is inscribed:
'Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old
he will not depart from it (Prov. XXII.6) In Dei laudem, et in
ijujusqe parochiae usum hanc scholam dedicabit'.

Listing NGR: SK3492263130

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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