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Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2782 / 54°16'41"N

Longitude: -2.4557 / 2°27'20"W

OS Eastings: 370425

OS Northings: 487042

OS Grid: SD704870

Mapcode National: GBR CL9Z.45

Mapcode Global: WH94C.7QWN

Plus Code: 9C6V7GHV+7P

Entry Name: Old School

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383998

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484430

Location: Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Dent

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dent with Cowgill

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD7087 THE LANING, Dent Town
162-1/24/204 (South side)
14/06/84 Old School


National School, now school hall and public meeting room.
Dated 1845 on porch; altered. Coursed squared sandstone with
freestone quoins and dressings, graduated slate roof.
Rectangular plan on east-west axis facing north, with a
projecting porch.
Single storey, 4 windows, symmetrical. In the centre is a
large gabled porch which has a large round-headed doorway with
a chamfered surround, arched hoodmould and double board doors
with strap hinges, a panel containing a plaque inscribed
"NATIONAL / SCHOOL / 1845", with a hoodmould; and gable coping
with kneelers. To each side are 2 tall 2-light mullioned
windows with round-headed lights, and hoodmoulds. Plain gutter
brackets; coped gables with kneelers. Former pair of diagonal
chimneys and cone-shaped ventilator all now missing. Rear: C20
single-storey school building attached.
INTERIOR: one vessel, altered.
Forms group with Old Post Office (qv) diagonally opposite.

Listing NGR: SD7042487044

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