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School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Scorton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3969 / 54°23'48"N

Longitude: -1.6147 / 1°36'52"W

OS Eastings: 425115

OS Northings: 500225

OS Grid: NZ251002

Mapcode National: GBR KK5L.7L

Mapcode Global: WHC6G.5RC4

Entry Name: School House

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322375

Location: Scorton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL10

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Scorton

Built-Up Area: Scorton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Easby with Brompton on Swale and Bolton on Swale

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 20 SE
(north side)
7/62 School House


House, now school offices and boarding house. Early C18. Roughcast, stone
slate roof. 3 storeys, 5:2 bays. On ground floor in third bay, 4-panel
door in chamfered ashlar surround with open pediment resting on brackets.
Sash windows in ashlar surrounds, sixth and seventh bays on first floor
being taller, and blind window in fourth bay of second floor. Shaped
kneelers, ashlar copings. Corniced brick stacks at ends and between bays 2
and 3, 5 and 6. Rear elevation: staircase window. Left return: chamfered
quoined doorway, now window. Right return: large external stepped stack,
truncated. Interior: rear staircase has turned balusters with inverted
bell-shapes near base. Scorton Grammar School (qv) was founded in 1720 by
Leonard Robinson, who endowed it with his own house, this building. Bulmer,
History, Topography and Directory of North Yorkshire (1890), p 376.

Listing NGR: NZ2511500225

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