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The Old Schoolhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Snitter, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3249 / 55°19'29"N

Longitude: -1.9627 / 1°57'45"W

OS Eastings: 402466

OS Northings: 603428

OS Grid: NU024034

Mapcode National: GBR G6QV.WZ

Mapcode Global: WHB0P.TFL6

Entry Name: The Old Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 29 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303351

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236319

Location: Snitter, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Snitter

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

SNITTER SNITTER
NU 00 SW
3/80 The Old Schoolhouse

GV II

House, the right part originally a bastle house. Later a school and school-
master's house. C16 and early C19. Random rubble, especially large in older
parts, and tooled-and-margined ashlar dressings.

2 storeys. 2 sections. Left 3 bays early C19. C20 conservatory and sash
windows.

Right section has bastle masonry on ground floor, largely rebuilt C18 or
early C19 above. On ground floor C20 glazed door and 3 renewed 16-pane
sashes. On 1st floor two 16-pane sashes. Gabled roof with left end stack
and 2 ridge stacks.

To rear a blocked ground-floor doorway with alternating-block surround.
Immediately above, the very worn doorstep of the 1st-floor doorway (cf. Leam
Bastle, Corsenside Parish, Tynedale Dist.) Interior: Walls c.42 inches
thick on ground floor. The lower part of a finely-cut stone newel stair
remains.


Listing NGR: NU0246603428

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