Description: The Old Schoolhouse
Date Listed: 29 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236319
OS Grid Reference: NU0246603428
OS Grid Coordinates: 402466, 603428
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3249, -1.9627
NU 00 SW
3/80 The Old Schoolhouse
House, the right part originally a bastle house. Later a school and school-
master's house. C16 and early C19. Random rubble, especially large in older
parts, and tooled-and-margined ashlar dressings.
2 storeys. 2 sections. Left 3 bays early C19. C20 conservatory and sash
Right section has bastle masonry on ground floor, largely rebuilt C18 or
early C19 above. On ground floor C20 glazed door and 3 renewed 16-pane
sashes. On 1st floor two 16-pane sashes. Gabled roof with left end stack
and 2 ridge stacks.
To rear a blocked ground-floor doorway with alternating-block surround.
Immediately above, the very worn doorstep of the 1st-floor doorway (cf. Leam
Bastle, Corsenside Parish, Tynedale Dist.) Interior: Walls c.42 inches
thick on ground floor. The lower part of a finely-cut stone newel stair
Listing NGR: NU0246603428
Source: English Heritage
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