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The Old School House and The Old Boys School

A Grade II Listed Building in West Allen, Northumberland

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240339

Location: West Allen, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: West Allen

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Whitfield and Ninebanks

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/08/2019

NY 84 NW
21/221

WEST ALLEN
ALLENHEADS
The Old School House and The Old Boys School

(Formerly listed as Carrshield Expedition Centre, CARRSHIELD (east side))

II
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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