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West Building of Barnes School

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnes, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8968 / 54°53'48"N

Longitude: -1.4107 / 1°24'38"W

OS Eastings: 437894

OS Northings: 555938

OS Grid: NZ378559

Mapcode National: GBR V7D.JN

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.95HX

Entry Name: West Building of Barnes School

Listing Date: 10 November 1978

Last Amended: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207105

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391522

Location: Sunderland, SR4

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Barnes

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Bishopwearmouth St Gabriel

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


SUNDERLAND

NZ35NE MOUNT ROAD
920-1/4/143 (North side)
10/11/78 West building of Barnes School
(Formerly Listed as:
MOUNT ROAD SOUTH
(North side)
East and west buildings to Barnes
School)

GV II

School. c1900. Bright red brick with terracotta dressings and
slate roof. Symmetrical with 2 storeys, 2:2:3:5:3:2:2 windows.
Right corner has pentice roof on 2-storey porch with fat
terracotta columns over steps up to doors; 2 windows above.
Central section has 5 full height round-arched recesses, with
finialled lesenes between, containing large windows, the lower
square-headed with panelled aprons, the upper round-headed
with arcaded brick-panelled aprons, top corbel table. Flanking
sections have 3 windows on each floor, the lower 3 with long
triple terracotta keys, the upper 3 stepped under central
straight dripmould below raised segmental head of shaped
gable. Stair towers between these and end bays have 2 small
windows below 4 on ground floor, a further 4 with arcaded
apron to central pair below top single round-headed light in
arched brick panel below roof parapet. Most windows mullion
and transom with upper glazing bars; round-headed windows with
full glazing bars. Hipped roofs over end bays, high swept
pyramids with lucarnes over adjacent towers, cross ridges to
gables, and long central roof with 5 hipped dormers and
tapered high ridge ventilator with domed top.


Listing NGR: NZ3789455938

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

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