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Latitude: 53.85 / 53°51'0"N
Longitude: -1.8369 / 1°50'12"W
OS Eastings: 410829
OS Northings: 439322
OS Grid: SE108393
Mapcode National: GBR HRMX.3M
Mapcode Global: WHC91.RHHC
Plus Code: 9C5WV527+27
Entry Name: Bingley Church of England First School
Listing Date: 8 January 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245219
English Heritage Legacy ID: 472721
Location: Bingley, Bradford, BD16
Civil Parish: Bingley
Built-Up Area: Bingley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Bingley All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 1039 SE
PARK ROAD (West side) 546/9/10005
Bingley Church of England First School
School. 1814, extended c1870. Dressed local gritstone with ashlar dressings and stone slate roofs. Originally single storey, northern section raised later. Plinth. South gable wall has tall central window with later casements. Above a plaque inscribed NATIONAL SCHOOL, ERECTED, 1814, with either side a small plain sash. Above in gable a large circular clock. Main street front has 13 windows, with central 2 storey gabled cross wing topped with square cupola or bellcote under pyramidal slate roof This gable has a door with overlight and above a pointed arched window with tracery .To left single storey original range with 4 wooden casement windows, then a further window now converted to a doorway with window above, then an original door with overlight. To right altered 2 storey range extended late C19 with five windows, the central one taller, above 6 windows the third one in through eaves gable with stone cross mullion window. Originally built as a national school, it closed in 1824 and then re-opened as a mill school in 1833. This school was the scene of a terrible disaster in 1869, when a boiler adjoining the school exploded and 15 people including several children playing in the school yard were killed.
Listing NGR: SE1082939322
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