Keys to the Past

Old Grammar School (Hexham)

The Old Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Hexham. Photo by Northumberland County Council, 1971.
The Old Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Hexham. Photo by Northumberland County Council, 1971.

This is the site of Hexham Grammar School which was founded in 1599. The present school building was built in 1684, and was the only school of any importance in Hexham until 1813, when a subscription school was built. It has been extensively altered and now forms a group with Hallbank House and a stable block. It is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N8740
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building
Event(s):HERITAGE ASSESSMENT, The Old Grammar School, Hexham 2014; P Ryder

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hexham


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