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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: 1303351



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Snitter

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-May-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236319

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SNITTER SNITTER NU 00 SW 3/80 The Old Schoolhouse


House, the right part originally a bastle house. Later a school and school- master's house. C16 and early C19. Random rubble, especially large in older parts, and tooled-and-margined ashlar dressings.

2 storeys. 2 sections. Left 3 bays early C19. C20 conservatory and sash windows.

Right section has bastle masonry on ground floor, largely rebuilt C18 or early C19 above. On ground floor C20 glazed door and 3 renewed 16-pane sashes. On 1st floor two 16-pane sashes. Gabled roof with left end stack and 2 ridge stacks.

To rear a blocked ground-floor doorway with alternating-block surround. Immediately above, the very worn doorstep of the 1st-floor doorway (cf. Leam Bastle, Corsenside Parish, Tynedale Dist.) Interior: Walls c.42 inches thick on ground floor. The lower part of a finely-cut stone newel stair remains.

Listing NGR: NU0246603428

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National Grid Reference: NU 02466 03428


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