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Old School, Hardraw

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Old School, Hardraw

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Old School, Hardraw

Historical Environment Record No: MYD35117

Parish: High Abbotside

OS Grid Reference: SD866912

Dale: Upper Wensleydale

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A former school and schoolmaster’s house dated 1875. Rubble stone built with ashlar (finely dressed stone) dressing and a Westmorland slate roof. The architect is believed to have been R H Carpenter. It is now an outdoor pursuits centre used by school children from all over the country.


Lies at western end of Hardraw village next to the Pennine Way heading north. Open only for booked functions. View from roadside or Pennine Way.

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Hawes or Hardraw. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 885 for North Yorkshire information.


Viewable from roadside.

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