Building record MYO1960 - VILLAGE SCHOOL


The building is listed at Grade II and described as a village school dating to 1856, extensive and unsympathetic modern alterations have left little of historic or architectural significance within the building. The principal elevation has remained largely unaltered, the rear elevations show signs of significant repair or rebuilding.


Grid reference SE 6288 5042 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish Heslington, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Village School. 1856 on plaque for G and A M Lloyd with later additions and alterations. Red brick with sandstone ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof. Centre of single storey, 4 bays, the 3rd of which projects and is gabled with second storey, projecting gabled single-bay wings, that to left a single tall storey and to right is 2-storey centre. Plinth. End entrances now glazed in 4-centred surround under hoodmoulds. Plaque above that to left, heraldic shields to right. Entrance now to rear. 4-light multi-paned mullion and transom window. Canted bay to ground floor of 3rd bay a 2-light mullion window with single lights to sides in double-chamfered surround. To first floor a 2-light mullion window with relieving arch over. Quatrefoil to gable. Eaves band. Wings. Plinth. Buttresses with off- sets. To left a 4-light mullion and transom window in double-chamfered surround and beneath relieving arch. Traceried light to gable. To right 2 and 3-light mullion windows in double-chamferd surrounds and under relieving arches. Quatrefoil to gable. Groups of 3 octagonal ridge stacks. Diagonal stack surmounts left gable. Bell turret to rear. Inscription on plaque reads: 'THIS SCHOOL WAS PROJECTED BY / THE LATE LAMENTED YARBURGH / YARBURGH ESQre AND ERECTED / BY HIS SISTER AND HER HUSBAND / GEORGE AND ALICIA MARIA LLOYD / AS AN AFFECTIONATE TRIBUTE / TO HIS MEMORY, 1856'.
Listing NGR: SE6288650421

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

The building remained an active school building until 2017 when a new school building was constructed nearby. The modern school buildings were demolished soon after returning the building to its original 1856 plan-form.

2021, Lord Deramore's Primary School (Unpublished document). SYO2638.

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  • --- Unpublished document: 2021. Lord Deramore's Primary School.

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Record last edited

Jun 22 2021 10:11AM


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