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Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Blanchland, Northumberland

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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

Plus Code: 9C6VRWXV+FW

Entry Name: Old School

Listing Date: 18 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045420

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240387

Location: Blanchland, Northumberland, DH8

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Blanchland

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Blanchland with Hunstanworth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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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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