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The Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Warkworth, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3486 / 55°20'54"N

Longitude: -1.6088 / 1°36'31"W

OS Eastings: 424908

OS Northings: 606131

OS Grid: NU249061

Mapcode National: GBR K66L.HH

Mapcode Global: WHC1T.8T5K

Entry Name: The Old School

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041737

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237146

Location: Warkworth, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Warkworth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Warkworth St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 2406 WARKWORTH THE BUTTS
(East side)

21/255 The Old School

GV II

Former National School. Founded 1824, extended by the addition of school
rooms for infants and girls 1852. Roughly-squared stone with cut quoins and
dressings; Welsh slate roof with red ridge tiles. Cruciform plan. Tudor
style. Single storey, 1 + 3 + 1 + 3 + 1 bays. Projecting gabled centre has
chamfered plinth and 5-light window with hoodmould stepped up over the taller
transomed central light; slit above. Stepped-and-corniced stack on left
return. Flanking parts have central stepped stacks, upper parts rebuilt,
between pairs of 2- and 3-light mullioned windows; left end has corbelled-out
gabled bellcote with pointed arch and moulded finial. At each end a lower
porch with a vertical-panelled door under a flat-pointed head within a square
frame, with hoodmould. Twin slits in gables of main part, single slits in
gables of porches. All windows 12-pane sashes. All openings in recessed and
chamfered surrounds; all gables coped, on moulded kneelers.

Fenestration at rear altered.

Listing NGR: NU2490806131

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