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Former Leazes Board School

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnopfield, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9049 / 54°54'17"N

Longitude: -1.7402 / 1°44'24"W

OS Eastings: 416753

OS Northings: 556719

OS Grid: NZ167567

Mapcode National: GBR JC9Q.1J

Mapcode Global: WHC3W.7ZK6

Entry Name: Former Leazes Board School

Listing Date: 21 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240954

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439553

Location: County Durham, NE16

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Burnopfield and Dipton

Built-Up Area: Burnopfield

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Burnopfield and Dipton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 15 NE STANLEY SYKE LANE (North side)
Burnopfield
2/196 Former Leazes
4/10/86 Board School
GV II
School. 1893. Snecked sandstone with plinth, quoins and ashlar dressings;
Welsh slate roof with red ridge tiles. Jacobean style. One storey, 3:3:3 bays,
the 3 central bays lower and recessed. Canted central entrance porch containing
partly-glazed double door in architrave, with panel and pedimented shaped gable
above, projecting above eaves of 3-sided conical roof. Small sashes with glazing
bars in canted sides and on either side have flat stone lintels. End sections
have central high, shaped gables over paired, keyed round-headed windows, and
roundels in gable peaks; impost string of windows continues round corner
pilasters with high moulded coping; ball finials on pilasters and gables, one
missing. Inner returns have groups of 3 square-headed windows, the central
higher and breaking eaves under scrolled pediments; outer bays blank. All
windows have glazing bars and sloping stone sills. Steeply-pitched hipped
roofs over wings have conical-topped round metal ventilators.
Long left return in similar style. Lower classroom and cloakroom blocks at
rear.


Listing NGR: NZ1675356719

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

Description

NZ 15 NE STANLEY SYKE LANE (North side)
Burnopfield
2/196 Former Leazes
4/10/86 Board School
GV II
School. 1893. Snecked sandstone with plinth, quoins and ashlar dressings;
Welsh slate roof with red ridge tiles. Jacobean style. One storey, 3:3:3 bays,
the 3 central bays lower and recessed. Canted central entrance porch containing
partly-glazed double door in architrave, with panel and pedimented shaped gable
above, projecting above eaves of 3-sided conical roof. Small sashes with glazing
bars in canted sides and on either side have flat stone lintels. End sections
have central high, shaped gables over paired, keyed round-headed windows, and
roundels in gable peaks; impost string of windows continues round corner
pilasters with high moulded coping; ball finials on pilasters and gables, one
missing. Inner returns have groups of 3 square-headed windows, the central
higher and breaking eaves under scrolled pediments; outer bays blank. All
windows have glazing bars and sloping stone sills. Steeply-pitched hipped
roofs over wings have conical-topped round metal ventilators.
Long left return in similar style. Lower classroom and cloakroom blocks at
rear.


Listing NGR: NZ1675356719

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