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Latitude: 54.8486 / 54°50'55"N
Longitude: -2.0552 / 2°3'18"W
OS Eastings: 396554
OS Northings: 550427
OS Grid: NY965504
Mapcode National: GBR GD2C.VP
Mapcode Global: WHB2Z.DDL9
Entry Name: Old School
Listing Date: 18 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1045420
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240387
Location: Blanchland, Northumberland, DH8
Civil Parish: Blanchland
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Blanchland with Hunstanworth
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
BLANCHLAND BLANCHLAND VILLAGE
24/21 Old School
School, now private art gallery and house. c.1860 probably by S.S. Teulon.
Coursed rubble with cut quoins and dressings, green slate roof. Irregular
cruciform plan. Free C13 style. Front elevation 1 storey, 5 bays, irregular.
Bay 2 has projectbigable with transomed 3-light window and finial cross;
stepped stack with ornate terracotta pot on left return. Flanking lower gabled
porches with pointed arches and trefoiled finials; that to left now glazed,
that to right holds door with decorative ironwork. Low block with coped left
gable behind left porch. Full-height block behind right porch continues 2 bays
to right, with paired lancets, block corbel table to eaves and coped right gable.
Single-stepped buttresses; kneelers with sunk trefoiled panels; gabled dormers
with slatted vents; all roofs steeply pitched. Returns show similar fenestration.
The roof of the central cross-wing (bay 2) was formerly capped by a tall wooden
bellcote. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: NY9655550433
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