Clayton Graded School and Clayton Grammar School-Municipal Auditorium

Clayton Graded School and Clayton Grammar School-Municipal Auditorium, also known as Clayton Elementary School , is a historic school complex located at Clayton, Johnston County, North Carolina. The Clayton Graded School was built in 1915, and is a two-story, rectangular brick building on a raised basement with a projecting one-story rear gymnasium. The Clayton Grammar School-Municipal Auditorium was designed by architect Charles C. Hook and built in 1926. It consists of a two-story, gable front auditorium on the front of the building, with a three-story classroom section at the rear. The classroom block contains 18 classrooms. The school closed in 1997.[2]

Clayton Graded School and Clayton Grammar School-Municipal Auditorium
Clayton Graded School and Clayton Grammar School-Municipal Auditorium is located in North Carolina
Clayton Graded School and Clayton Grammar School-Municipal Auditorium
Clayton Graded School and Clayton Grammar School-Municipal Auditorium is located in the United States
Clayton Graded School and Clayton Grammar School-Municipal Auditorium
Location101 and 111 2nd St., Clayton, North Carolina
Coordinates35°39′13″N 78°27′38″W / 35.65361°N 78.46056°W / 35.65361; -78.46056Coordinates: 35°39′13″N 78°27′38″W / 35.65361°N 78.46056°W / 35.65361; -78.46056
Area2.3 acres (0.93 ha)
Built1915 (1915), 1926
ArchitectHook, Charles Christian
Architectural styleClassical Revival
NRHP reference #01001133[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 20, 2001

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Beth P. Thomas (February 2001). "Clayton Graded School and Clayton Grammar School-Municipal Auditorium" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-01-01.