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The Old School, Wark

Description: The Old School

Grade: II
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

Location: B6320, Wark, Northumberland NE48 3LR

Locality: Wark
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 3LR

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Listing Text

(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

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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