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Old Schoolhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hartburn, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.17 / 55°10'12"N

Longitude: -1.8621 / 1°51'43"W

OS Eastings: 408879

OS Northings: 586197

OS Grid: NZ088861

Mapcode National: GBR H8FN.NH

Mapcode Global: WHC2N.C9HY

Entry Name: Old Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 20 October 1969

Last Amended: 30 January 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238270

Location: Hartburn, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hartburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hartburn with Meldon

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 08 NE
9/34
20.10.69


HARTBURN
HARTBURN
Old Schoolhouse
(previously listed as
Hartburn Tower)


GV
II*


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

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