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Old School Community Centre and House Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Belmont, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7862 / 54°47'10"N

Longitude: -1.5277 / 1°31'39"W

OS Eastings: 430471

OS Northings: 543584

OS Grid: NZ304435

Mapcode National: GBR KFS3.11

Mapcode Global: WHC4K.HYRP

Entry Name: Old School Community Centre and House Attached

Listing Date: 16 October 1975

Last Amended: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120724

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110001

Location: Belmont, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Belmont

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Belmont

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 34 SW
(South side)
7/12 Old School
16/10/75 Community Centre
and house attached
GV II (formerly listed as
Belmont Controlled Church
of England School)

Parish school and house attached, now community centre. 1870 by Austin and
Johnson. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and rock-faced
quoins; Welsh slate roof with red-moulded ridge tiles. L-plan school with
T-plan house, forming 3 ranges round yard facing road. Medieval style.
One-storey, 3-bay central block with one-bay projection at left; right
projection is left bay of 2-bay house, with second bay set back at right;
porch in angle with second bay.

School has 3 wide windows in main block,with projecting lugged surrounds;
left wing has front gable over large 2-centred-arched stone mullioned-and-
transomed window, with 4 ogee-headed lights in hollow moulded surround.
Pent inner extension on inner return of left wing has similar-style 2-light
square window in front, door and window on inner return and roof hipped at
front. Steeply-pitched roof.

House has chamfered stone mullions to 4-light window under 2-light window,
and top slit in front gable peak; shouldered stone surround to door in full-
height porch at right. Left inner return to yard has single light.

Steeply-pitched roof has steeply-coped transverse chimneys, one on left wing
slope towards central yard,and one behind the house front gable.

School right return gable has large window, with 3 ogee-headed lights, under
gabled bellcote.

Listing NGR: NZ3047143584

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

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