Description: The Old School
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239501
OS Grid Reference: NY8613276888
OS Grid Coordinates: 386132, 576888
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0862, -2.2188
NY 87 NE WARK HEXHAM ROAD
(East side) off
11/81 The Old School
Formerly school now a house. C18 restored and extended 1805 (date on window
above porch). Rendered, with ashlar window surrounds. Welsh slate roof. One
tall storey, 8 bays: 2, 4, 2. Later flat-topped porch, with original 6-panelled
door, in 6th bay. Round-arched windows with radial glazing bars in flat raised
surrounds. 7th and 8th bays have keystones and are of different date, the
former now a door; its keystone has a relief of a heron. Gabled roof with flat
coping. Later gabled bellcote on left gable (bell now inside dated Dec. 21 1869).
One gable ad) 2 ridge stacks, all stone with bands.
C20 garage on right return not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NY8613276888
Source: English Heritage
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