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Darrington Church of England School

A Grade II Listed Building in Darrington, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6758 / 53°40'32"N

Longitude: -1.2681 / 1°16'5"W

OS Eastings: 448445

OS Northings: 420176

OS Grid: SE484201

Mapcode National: GBR MTLY.81

Mapcode Global: WHDC7.HVCX

Plus Code: 9C5WMPGJ+8Q

Entry Name: Darrington Church of England School

Listing Date: 13 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135503

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342487

ID on this website: 101135503

Location: Darrington, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF8

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Darrington

Built-Up Area: Darrington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Darrington St Luke and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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(west side)
5/25 Darrington C of E
School. Mid to later C19; altered and enlarged. Coursed squared sandstone,
slate roof. T-plan formed by 5-bay range on east-west axis with south wing
projecting from centre. Gothic style; symmetrical south front; chamfered
plinth; buttressed gable of south wing has large transomed window of 5
stepped cusped lights, a blind wheel window in the apex, and a gable bellcote
with cusped opening; side walls each have a square-headed mullioned window,
and close to main range a shouldered doorway with hoodmould, (that on east
side altered as window), a trefoil window above; each side wing has a
projected chimney stack with offsets, and a transomed window of 2 cusped
lights; and a buttressed gable with window matching that of the south gable.
All these windows have diamond lattice glazing with margin panes. Roof with
bands of fish-scale slates. Five-bay rear wall with buttresses, transomed
windows of 2 cusped lights, glazing altered. (Additions at north west
corner, not included in the item). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SE4844520176

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