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Description: The Old Schoolhouse
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236528
OS Grid Reference: NU1638720276
OS Grid Coordinates: 416387, 620276
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4760, -1.7423
EGLINGHAM SOUTH CHARLTON
NU 12 SE
3/185 The Old Schoolhouse
Bastle house, C16 or early C17, remodelled c.1840 as schoolmaster's house.
Large rubble with roughly-cut dressings; cut stone dressings to C19 features.
Welsh slate roof with end stacks rebuilt in brick on old bases.
2 storeys, 2 bays. Central doorway inside C20 porch,with narrow window above,
flanked by larger windows with slightly-projecting sills, the upper in gabled
half dormers; all C19 openings in raised chamfered surrounds. Remains of
bastle 1st-floor door to left of centre. Coped gables and dormers, on moulded
kneelers. Right return shows central blocked byre door with irregular-block
surround under relieving arch; traces of blocked 1st floor loop above.
Interior: walls 0.9 metre thick, thinned back at 1st floor level. Porch,
extensions to rear and altered schoolroom to west, are not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NU1638720276
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Source: English Heritage
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