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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1156372



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: West Allen

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Aug-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 240339

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21/221 Carrshield Expedition Centre


School, now Expedition Centre, dated 1851. Squared stone with ashlar dressings, tooled and margined plinth and quoins. 1 & 2 storeys, 7 bays, symmetrical. Central gabled projecting 2-storey bay has 3-light ground floor window, 2-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 1 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 4 block corbels. Date panel below 4-centred-arched opening, cornice above and triangular finials. Rear elevation altered.

Listing NGR: NY8029847790

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National Grid Reference: NY 80298 47790


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