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Latitude: 54.8246 / 54°49'28"N
Longitude: -2.3082 / 2°18'29"W
OS Eastings: 380298
OS Northings: 547790
OS Grid: NY802477
Mapcode National: GBR DDBN.29
Mapcode Global: WH91Q.JZ3S
Plus Code: 9C6VRMFR+RP
Entry Name: The Old School House and The Old Boys School
Listing Date: 23 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1156372
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240339
Location: West Allen, Northumberland, NE47
Civil Parish: West Allen
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Whitfield and Ninebanks
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
Tagged with: School
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/08/2019
NY 84 NW
The Old School House and The Old Boys School
(Formerly listed as Carrshield Expedition Centre, CARRSHIELD (east side))
Former school, dated 1851. Squared stone with ashlar dressings, tooled and margined plinth and quoins. One and two storeys, seven bays, symmetrical. Central gabled projecting two-storey bay has three-light ground floor window, two-light window above and panel in gable inscribed: CAR SHIELD SCHOOL/ BUILT BY AND ON LAND BELONGING TO/ W.B. BEAUMONT, ESQ./ FOR THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN/ OF ALL RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS/ 1851.
Flanking sections of one tall storey, each with central bay set forward as a gabled porch; renewed doors under tall overlights, panels above with GIRLS SCHOOL (left) and BOYS SCHOOL (right). Coped gables. Intermediate bays have tall tripartite sashes. All openings in recessed and hollow-chamfered surrounds. Coped left gable with corniced stone stack; tall corniced stone stacks flank centre bay. Right gable capped by bellcote carried on four block corbels. Date panel below four-centred-arched opening, cornice above and triangular finials. Rear elevation altered.
Listing NGR: NY8029847790
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