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The Old School, Wylam

Description: The Old School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239534

OS Grid Reference: NZ1135464567
OS Grid Coordinates: 411354, 564567
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9756, -1.8241

Location: Ovingham Road, Wylam, Northumberland NE41 8DJ

Locality: Wylam
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE41 8DJ

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Listing Text


19/161 The Old School


Formerly the colliery school, now Wylam Assembly Church. 1854. Ashlar
and Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys. L-shaped. Alternating flush quoins.
Long arm of L has two irregularly placed 12-pane sashes on each floor.
Projecting wing to right has one 12-pane sash on each floor and one small
6-pane staircase window. All windows have alternating block jambs and
slightly projecting sills. One door in later random rubble porch in angle
of L, another on right return.

Gabled roofs with flat coping and kneelers. Stone corniced end stacks
on rear wing. Similarly lateral stack on projecting wing. Dated gabled
bellcote on gable of projecting wing.

Included for historical value as an example of education service to colliery

Listing NGR: NZ1135464567

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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