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Anvil House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brignall, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5054 / 54°30'19"N

Longitude: -1.896 / 1°53'45"W

OS Eastings: 406831

OS Northings: 512232

OS Grid: NZ068122

Mapcode National: GBR HJ6B.9Q

Mapcode Global: WHB4S.V0BY

Entry Name: Anvil House

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121698

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111671

Location: Brignall, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Brignall

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

(South side)

6/82 Anvil House


Schoolroom with master's house attached, now private house. Later C18.
Coursed rubble with horizontally-tooled quoins and dressings; stone slate roof.
North elevation in two sections: Right part is master's house, a gabled
2-storey bay with false 4-pane window on ground floor, 12-pane Yorkshire sash
above and coped gable; stepped-and-banded lateral stack on left return;
outshut on right has renewed window in old opening. Single-storey 2-bay
schoolroom to left has pent porch in right bay, with renewed door on left
return; and 4-pane sash at left. Coped left gable. Left return shows stepped
projecting stack.

Rear elevation: house has French window,with renewed window in old opening
above; schoolroom two 4-pane sashes.

The school was in existence in 1794, and continued in use until 1866.

Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0683112232

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

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