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Old Schoolhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hartburn, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.17 / 55°10'12"N

Longitude: -1.8621 / 1°51'43"W

OS Eastings: 408879

OS Northings: 586197

OS Grid: NZ088861

Mapcode National: GBR H8FN.NH

Mapcode Global: WHC2N.C9HY

Plus Code: 9C7W54CQ+24

Entry Name: Old Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 20 October 1969

Last Amended: 30 January 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238270

Location: Hartburn, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hartburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hartburn with Meldon

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Old Schoolhouse
(previously listed as
Hartburn Tower)


Schoolhouse and 'Parish Stable' (hearse house), 1762 by Dr. John Sharpe, vicar
of Hartburn. Coursed rubble and dressings except for tooled squared stone on
west return; slate roof. Gothick style. North front: projecting 3-storey
centre bay has late C19 sash below 1st floor 2-light window: trefoiled heads
to lights within ogee arch, raised stone surround. Round-headed recesses above.
Crenellated parapet has taller central section with roundel and ornamental arrow
loops. Lower flanking bays, to left with buttress, to right with late C19 sash;
stepped crenellated parapet. Rear elevation: central section has external stone
stair to 1st floor door, tall narrow window above, reverse-stepped gable. Bay
to right has segmental arch (to former hearse house) partly hidden by C20 glazed
porch; bay to left has boarded door. Various C19 sashes. Lean-to roofs,
reverse-stepped coping.

Listing NGR: NZ0887986197

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