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Listed Building record MDR9084 - The Old School, School Square, West Hallam

Type and Period (2)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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Scargill Primary School, C of E, The Village, West Hallam. Built 1832 and of architectural interest. Under threat of demolition [in 1971]. (1) Grade II Listed building. School, now two cottages. 1832. Red brick with gritstone dressings. Plain tile roof, stone coped gables with moulded kneelers. Brick ridge stack and truncated gable stack. Single storey. Chamfered plinth. North elevation of five bays. The right hand bay is two storeys and was the master's house. It projects, forming an L-plan. No windows to the ground floor and a 2-light recessed and chamfered mullion window above with returned hoodmould. The return elevation has a similar 3-light window. Symmetrical elevation of school to left. Full height gabled porch in the centre has a Tudor arched doorway with square hoodmould. Panelled door and overlight. Sunk panel above with an inscription about the funding of the school. Stone panel above again with AD 1832 inscribed in relief. Flanked on each side by a 2-light and a 3-light recessed and chamfered mullion window with returned hoodmoulds. The windows have decorative geometrical patterned leading. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(e).1, 1971, + photo of 1983.
  • <2> Photograph: Various sources. SMR Slide Collection.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1140422.



Grid reference Centred SK 43118 41191 (21m by 32m)

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Record last edited

Jan 26 2024 5:35PM

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