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East Building of Barnes School

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnes, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.897 / 54°53'49"N

Longitude: -1.4094 / 1°24'33"W

OS Eastings: 437972

OS Northings: 555969

OS Grid: NZ379559

Mapcode National: GBR V7L.8M

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.B52Q

Entry Name: East Building of Barnes School

Listing Date: 10 November 1978

Last Amended: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208910

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391521

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
920-1/4/144 (North side)
10/11/78 East 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.
Left corner has pentice roof on 2-storey porch, with fat
terracotta columns on brick base, over steps up to doors. One
window beside it and two 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 have full glazing
bars. Hipped roofs over entrance 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: NZ3797255969

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

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