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Schoolhouse and Old School with Attached Wall and Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Longhoughton, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4534 / 55°27'12"N

Longitude: -1.5958 / 1°35'44"W

OS Eastings: 425661

OS Northings: 617797

OS Grid: NU256177

Mapcode National: GBR K59C.9Y

Mapcode Global: WHC1F.G696

Entry Name: Schoolhouse and Old School with Attached Wall and Outbuildings

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237031

Location: Longhoughton, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Longhoughton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Howick St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


17/140 Schoolhouse and
Old School, with
attached wall and

Former school and master's house, with yard walls and outbuildings to rear.
House late C18, enlarged and school added in mid-C19. Squared tooled stone,
C19 parts with tooled-and-margined quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roofs.

House 2 storeys, 1 + 2 bays, the lower left part C18. Right part has shallow
flat-topped porch, with flush-panelled door under cornice, in left bay; left
part has paired 12-pane sashes on ground floor (right is C19 insertion) and
single similar window above. Both parts have pitched gable copings on moulded
kneelers; stepped-and-corniced end stacks.

Single-storey 3-bay school to left; paired 12-pane sashes except for 8-pane
sash in right end bay; between left bays a projecting stepped chimney breast
carrying stepped-and-corniced stack. Left end gable has pitched coping on
moulded kneelers, and corbelled-out bellcote with shouldered arch above blind
slit; roll-moulded finial. Far left is lower pent porch with 2-pane sash and
boarded door to rear.

Left return of school shows paired 12-pane sashes in stop-chamfered surrounds.
Right return of house shows 12-pane sashes. Rear elevation: house has small
yard with flat-coped wall and boarded door; small outbuilding at right of yard
has small-paned casements in outer walls. School shows vertical-panelled door
in stop-chamfered alternating-block surround.

Historical note: Magdalen Grey d.1709 left funds towards the maintenance of a
school at Howick, further endowed by Sir Henry Grey c.1749. The older part
of the house is said to have housed the schoolroom on the ground floor and
master's dwelling above.

Listing NGR: NU2566117797

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