This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
EGLINGHAM SOUTH CHARLTON NU 12 SE 3/185 The Old Schoolhouse II
Bastle house, C16 or early C17, remodelled c.1840 as schoolmaster's house.
Large rubble with roughly-cut dressings; cut stone dressings to C19 features.
Welsh slate roof with end stacks rebuilt in brick on old bases.
2 storeys, 2 bays. Central doorway inside C20 porch,with narrow window above, flanked by larger windows with slightly-projecting sills, the upper in gabled half dormers; all C19 openings in raised chamfered surrounds. Remains of bastle 1st-floor door to left of centre. Coped gables and dormers, on moulded kneelers. Right return shows central blocked byre door with irregular-block surround under relieving arch; traces of blocked 1st floor loop above.
Interior: walls 0.9 metre thick, thinned back at 1st floor level. Porch, extensions to rear and altered schoolroom to west, are not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NU1638720276
© Mr Peter Oakley Clarke. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Clarke, Peter Oakley
Rights Holder: Clarke, Peter Oakley
Rubble, Stone, Welsh Slate, Medieval Bastle, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan Fortified House, Stuart House, Jacobean Domestic, Dwelling, Defence, Teachers House, Schoolroom, Education
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