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Latitude: 54.8146 / 54°48'52"N
Longitude: -1.4992 / 1°29'57"W
OS Eastings: 432280
OS Northings: 546749
OS Grid: NZ322467
Mapcode National: GBR KDZR.6X
Mapcode Global: WHC4K.Y78X
Entry Name: Former Londonderry School, Now Offices of Chevron Roofing
Listing Date: 14 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120738
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110038
Location: West Rainton, County Durham, DH4
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: West Rainton
Built-Up Area: West Rainton
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: West Rainton
Church of England Diocese: Durham
WEST RAINTON WEST RAINTON
NZ 34 NW
3/47 Former Londonderry
School, now offices
of Chevron Roofing
School, now offices. Dated 1850 for Marchioness of Londonderry on panel over
door. Coursed squared gritty sandstone with quoins and ashlar dressings;
Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. T plan. One storey, 6 bays with
rear wing. Gabled porch in fourth bay has boarded door in chamfered Tudor-
arched surround under inscribed stone recessed in moulded panel. C20 mullioned-
and-transomed 2-light windows in chamfered surrounds. with projecting stone
sills. Roof and porch have block kneelers. Right return has 2 large windows.
Rear wing of same height.
THIS EDIFICE / Erected in 1850 by FRANCES ANNE VANE / MARCHIONESS OF
LONDONDERRY / As an encouragment to the Colliers / To promote the Moral
and Religious Education / of their Children / and as a lasting Memorial of
the interest SHE takes / in their welfare.
Listing NGR: NZ3228046749
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