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Old Schoolhouse, Hartburn

Description: Old Schoolhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238270

OS Grid Reference: NZ0887986197
OS Grid Coordinates: 408879, 586197
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1700, -1.8621

Location: B6343, Hartburn, Northumberland NE61 4JB

Locality: Hartburn
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 4JB

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Listing Text

NZ 08 NE
9/34 Old Schoolhouse
20.10.69 (previously listed as
Hartburn Tower)
Schoolhouse and 'Parish Stable' (hearse house), 1762 by Dr. John Sharpe, vicar
of Hartburn. Coursed rubble and dressings except for tooled squared stone on
west return; slate roof. Gothick style. North front: projecting 3-storey
centre bay has late C19 sash below 1st floor 2-light window: trefoiled heads
to lights within ogee arch, raised stone surround. Round-headed recesses above.
Crenellated parapet has taller central section with roundel and ornamental arrow
loops. Lower flanking bays, to left with buttress, to right with late C19 sash;
stepped crenellated parapet. Rear elevation: central section has external stone
stair to 1st floor door, tall narrow window above, reverse-stepped gable. Bay
to right has segmental arch (to former hearse house) partly hidden by C20 glazed
porch; bay to left has boarded door. Various C19 sashes. Lean-to roofs,
reverse-stepped coping.

Listing NGR: NZ0887986197

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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