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The Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Wark, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0862 / 55°5'10"N

Longitude: -2.2188 / 2°13'7"W

OS Eastings: 386132

OS Northings: 576888

OS Grid: NY861768

Mapcode National: GBR D9YM.FJ

Mapcode Global: WHB1Q.WFM5

Entry Name: The Old School

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044954

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239501

Location: Wark, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Wark

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Wark St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 87 NE WARK HEXHAM ROAD
(East side) off

11/81 The Old School


II

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

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