The Old Schoolhouse

11 Aug 2000
The Old Schoolhouse, Eglingham, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2NB
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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


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0418 IOE Records taken by Peter Oakley Clarke; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Peter Oakley Clarke. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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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