Cleveland School (Clayton, North Carolina)

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Cleveland School
Cleveland School (Clayton, North Carolina) is located in North Carolina
Cleveland School (Clayton, North Carolina)
Location 8968 Cleveland Rd., near Clayton, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°34′6″N 78°31′43″W / 35.56833°N 78.52861°W / 35.56833; -78.52861Coordinates: 35°34′6″N 78°31′43″W / 35.56833°N 78.52861°W / 35.56833; -78.52861
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1926 (1926)-1927, 1932, 1938, 1955
Built by Rogers, J.P.
Architect Hook, Charles C.
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 05000961[1]
Added to NRHP September 7, 2005

The Cleveland School, also known as Cleveland Middle School, is a historic school complex located near Clayton, Johnston County, North Carolina. It was designed by noted architect Charles C. Hook and built in 1926-1927, with flanking wings added in 1932 and 1938. It is a two-story, five bay, "U"-shaped, Classical Revival style brick building on a raised basement. It features a projecting center bay with recessed main entrance and end bays with blind windows. Also on the property are the contributing well house (c. 1927), bathroom (c. 1927), and gymnasium (1955).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Susannah V. Franklin (November 2004). "Cleveland School" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-01-01.