Description: The Old Schoolhouse
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 325980
OS Grid Reference: SE4638644884
OS Grid Coordinates: 446386, 444884
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8981, -1.2956
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SE 44 SE NEWTON-KYME-CUM- CROFT LANE
4/64 The Old Schoolhouse
Former schoolmasters' house, schoolroom and barn, now house. 1787 for
Robert Fairfax; with infill of 1908 to join with barn of no particular
interest. Magnesian limestone ashlar with Welsh slate roof and gault brick
stacks. 2-storey, 2-bay house with single storey, 2-bay schoolroom to left.
Step to central 6-fielded panel door in moulded shouldered archiLave under
hood. Windows: 12-pane sashes to ground floor, 20-pane sashes to first
floor all with ashlar cills and under hoods supported by consoles. Ashlar
coping to gable ends. End stacks, that to right ashlar, that to left,
brick. Schoolroom has C20 multi-paned casement windows under C20 hoods on
consoles. Badly weathered marble plaque between. Interior: shutters to
ground floor rooms of house but otherwise not fully inspected. H Speight,
Lower Wharfedale, 1902, p 374.
Listing NGR: SE4638644884
Source: English Heritage
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