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Latitude: 54.9576 / 54°57'27"N
Longitude: -1.6473 / 1°38'50"W
OS Eastings: 422682
OS Northings: 562604
OS Grid: NZ226626
Mapcode National: GBR SJD.C7
Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.NNR9
Entry Name: Former Parish School
Listing Date: 18 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355141
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303888
Location: Gateshead, NE11
Electoral Ward/Division: Dunston and Teams
Built-Up Area: Gateshead
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Dunston St Nicholas with Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 26 SW WHICKHAM DUNSTON ROAD
5/123 Former parish school
100 metres north of
School, now workshops. Dated 1818. Coursed squared sandstone with large
quoins and ashlar dressings; low-pitched Welsh slate roof with
flat stone gable copings. One storey, 8 bays. Recessed 4-panelled door
under stone lintel in bay 8. Round-section mullioned and transomed windows
in all bays, those in bays 2, 4 and 6 under gabled dormers breaking eaves;
all with flat stone sills, irregular-block jambs and wood lintels. Long windows
in right return under inscription ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION, ANNO DOMINI,
1818. THE HON. AND REV. EDWARD GREY, RECTOR. Historical note: subscribers
included the Bishop of Durham and the trustees of Lord Crewe. Source: W. Bourn,
Annals of the Parish of Whickham, Consett 1892, 101.
Listing NGR: NZ2268262604
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