THE SCHOOLHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1154948

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 01-Sep-1988

Statutory Address: THE SCHOOLHOUSE, THE BUTTS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE SCHOOLHOUSE, THE BUTTS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Warkworth

National Grid Reference: NU 24895 06146

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Details

NU 2406 WARKWORTH THE BUTTS (East side)

21/254 The Schoolhouse (formerly listed 10.1.53 as The Borough School) GV II

Former Borough School, dated 1736. Squared stone with cut dressings; rear elevation concrete-faced and rendered. Pantile roof with stone slates to eaves at rear; Welsh slates on porch; brick stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Centre top-glazed 5-panel door; sunk lintel panel with worn inscription (now largely illegible) 'This house was built by George Lawson of Gloster Hill who gave it to the town for a school-house, 1736'. 2-light mullioned window above, holding 6-pane casements. End bays have 12-pane Yorkshire sashes. All openings in chamfered block surrounds. Raised reverse-stepped gable copings; banded right end stack, rebuilt left end stack. Small porch at left end with renewed door. Left return shows C20 casements in old openings on ground and 1st floors.

Historical Note: The building served as the Borough School until c.1890; in the early C20 it served as a village meeting room.



Listing NGR: NU2489506146

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 237145

Legacy System: LBS

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