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Central School (East Block)

A Grade II Listed Building in Darlington, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5289 / 54°31'44"N

Longitude: -1.5533 / 1°33'11"W

OS Eastings: 429006

OS Northings: 514940

OS Grid: NZ290149

Mapcode National: GBR KJL2.H8

Mapcode Global: WHC5X.3FLD

Plus Code: 9C6WGCHW+HM

Entry Name: Central School (East Block)

Listing Date: 6 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110675

Location: Darlington, DL1

County: Darlington

Electoral Ward/Division: Northgate

Built-Up Area: Darlington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Darlington St Matthew and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

1. (West Side)
Central School (east block)
(Formerly Darlington Technical
NZ 2814 NE 7/346
NZ 2914 NW 9/346


1896 by G.G Hoskins in an elaborate Perpendicular style. Pinkish brick with terra-cotta
dressings. Two storeys and basement, 13 bays in all. Central bay is base of projecting
4-storey tower whose 1st floor bay window rests on entrance porch. Tower, porch
ends and the angles of 2-bay projections in centres of each side have octagonal.
corner turrets. These subsidiary projections are gabled and have attic windows.
High pitched slate roofs have ridge stacks. Sections between and beyond the 3
projections have quatrefoil patterned frieze resting on corbel table. All windows
have Perpendicular tracery and segmental relieving arches. Many-moulded Tudor
arched entrance has a drip mould with leafy stops. Name plaque above.

Listing NGR: NZ2900614940

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

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