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The Old Schoolhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglingham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.476 / 55°28'33"N

Longitude: -1.7423 / 1°44'32"W

OS Eastings: 416387

OS Northings: 620276

OS Grid: NU163202

Mapcode National: GBR J583.LT

Mapcode Global: WHC15.6MLC

Entry Name: The Old Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236528

Location: Eglingham, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Eglingham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: South Charlton St James

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 12 SE
3/185 The Old Schoolhouse

Bastle house, C16 or early C17, remodelled c.1840 as schoolmaster's house.
Large rubble with roughly-cut dressings; cut stone dressings to C19 features.
Welsh slate roof with end stacks rebuilt in brick on old bases.

2 storeys, 2 bays. Central doorway inside C20 porch,with narrow window above,
flanked by larger windows with slightly-projecting sills, the upper in gabled
half dormers; all C19 openings in raised chamfered surrounds. Remains of
bastle 1st-floor door to left of centre. Coped gables and dormers, on moulded
kneelers. Right return shows central blocked byre door with irregular-block
surround under relieving arch; traces of blocked 1st floor loop above.

Interior: walls 0.9 metre thick, thinned back at 1st floor level. Porch,
extensions to rear and altered schoolroom to west, are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU1638720276

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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