Dating in the school yard
Townfield School (listed Grade II) was designed by Samuel Sanders Teulon in 1863 for Rev W Capper, as part of Hunstanworth model village.
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October 3, 2016: CSG Program Coordinator Kim Nguyen talks about Farm to School week at the Charlottesville City Schools in Goat Pays Visit to Elementary School for Farm to School Week.
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Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information. This giant's stride of 1866 is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:* Rarity: it is an extremely rare example of Victorian school playground apparatus; * Group value: it benefits from strong group value due to its proximity and functional relationship with the Grade II listed school; * Historic interest: it is a rare survival of the Victorian approach to childhood play, for which it has social and cultural interest.
There are three bands of wrought iron at the top (the lower having become displaced) and a double-hoop finial with four attached hooks, from which short chains attached to ropes were hung. © British Crown and Sea Zone Solutions Limited 2016. The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.Websites Hunstanworth History, accessed from Hunstanworth School Log Books in Durham County Council Archives (D/X 1607/1 and 2)Newspaper article: The Journal [Newcastle] 17 Sept 2007 p17 by Tony Henderson National Grid Reference: NY9512048382 © Crown Copyright and database right 2016. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1229910 The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England.