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Otley Westgate First School Eastern Block (Original School) with Playground Wall to Front and Side

A Grade II Listed Building in Otley, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.9033 / 53°54'11"N

Longitude: -1.7024 / 1°42'8"W

OS Eastings: 419648

OS Northings: 445276

OS Grid: SE196452

Mapcode National: GBR JRK9.7J

Mapcode Global: WHC8X.T5H0

Entry Name: Otley Westgate First School Eastern Block (Original School) with Playground Wall to Front and Side

Listing Date: 5 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135229

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341508

Location: Otley, Leeds, LS21

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Otley

Built-Up Area: Otley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Otley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

1480 (South Side)
SE 1845 & SE 1945
Otley Westgate First School:
3/255 eastern block (original
school) with playground wall
to front and side
Mill school with playground wall to front and side. 1871 for Messrs Duncan (mill
owners). Rock-faced stone, Welsh slate roof. In Gothic style. Single storey
9 bays, the 2 left bays projecting as gabled wing. Offset buttress. Wing: gabled
porch on right has diagonal buttresses and steps up to 6-panel double door with
fan-light in pointed-arched surround of 2 orders on colonnettes. On left of porch,
window of 3 triangular- headed lights with colonnettes and relieving arch.
Sexfoiled oculus in gable. Rest of range in rhythm a,b,a,b,a,b,a, the'a' bays
each having a window of 2 segmental-arched lights with colonnette, the 'b' bays
gabled and each having a pointed-arched window of 2 cusped lights with colonnette and
sexfoil over. All gables have kneelers, roll-moulded coping and leafy finials.
Crested ridge tiles, partly broken, and remnants of 2 ridge louvres. Rear: short
wing projects on right; windows of 2 triangular-headed lights to bays 1,2,6 and 7;
gabled range added to bay 4/5; between this and bay 3, eaves stack with 2 small
slate louvred pointed-arched openings in base. Right return: window of 2 cusped
lights with sexfoil over. Left return: 4 bays, windows as rear and separated by
buttresses. Running along front of school is tall wall with chamfered coping
supporting railings with decorative base band and alternately plain and moulded
finials to bars; wide, intermediate, stone piers. Wall returns on left as tall
wall between school and alley.

Listing NGR: SE1964845276

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

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