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Building record MDR9934 - Girls' School, King Street, Duffield

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian - 1869 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

A school for girls, with teacher's house, was built in in 1870. The erection was aided by a benefaction from the friends of the late Parking Jeffcock, Esq., as a memorial of his great exertions in the work of education. There is an average attendance of 90 in c. 1895). (1) Village girls school. Built in 1869, by Stevens & Robinson, of rock-faced gritstone. Minimal gothic detail. Banded plain and fishscale tiled roof. (2) North part of building sold in 1989 and converted into a house. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 653.
  • <2> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(e).1, with photo.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Procter, P. Historic School Buildings (Derbyshire).



Grid reference Centred SK 3427 4366 (29m by 21m)

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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