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The Old Schoolhouse, Snitter

Description: The Old Schoolhouse

Grade: II
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

Location: Snitter, Northumberland NE65 7EJ

Locality: Snitter
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7EJ

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Listing Text

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

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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