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Netherton School, West Bedlington

Description: Netherton School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235879

OS Grid Reference: NZ2346081983
OS Grid Coordinates: 423460, 581983
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1317, -1.6336

Location: B1331, Wansbeck, Northumberland NE22 6AY

Locality: West Bedlington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE22 6AY

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Listing Text

NZ 28 SW (North side)

4/8 Netherton School


School, dated 1846 on rear wing. Roughly-squared stone with ashlar quoins and
dressings; roof of large blue slates. Tudor-Gothic style. South elevation 6
bays, single-storeyed except for 2-storey porch in 3rd bay. Moulded plinth,
stepped buttresses. Projecting porch with diagonal buttresses and 1st floor
string; renewed glazed door in moulded 4-centred arch with hoodmould, beneath
canted oriel with 2-light window and brattished cornice, and tablet with
monogram of Earl of Carlisle under coped gable with moulded kneelers and
finial. Main part has 2-light windows in moulded surrounds holding small-paned
casements. Coped gables with moulded kneelers and finials; taller cross-
gabled roof of porch has ridge stack with 2 diagonal and 1 square-set shafts.
Returns each show 4-light transomed window, with pointed window in gable above.
Rear elevation shows outshut on left and parallel 2-storey wing on right, with
datestone on its left return and right end stack with twin diagonally-set
shafts and moulded cornice.

Listing NGR: NZ2346081983

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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