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Description: The Old School
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237146
OS Grid Reference: NU2490806131
OS Grid Coordinates: 424908, 606131
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3486, -1.6088
NU 2406 WARKWORTH THE BUTTS
21/255 The Old School
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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Source: English Heritage
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