2014

NU2020 : Rock Hall School

taken 9 years ago, near to Rock, Northumberland, England

This is 1 of 3 images, with title Rock Hall School in this square
Rock Hall School
Rock Hall School
I like the sound of Rock School as it conjures images of long haired youths learning to play loud electric guitars or smashing drum kits. The reality is that the building is very old and shows work of many periods dating back at least as far as the 14thC. Its history includes a short period in 1549 when it was the HQ of a Spanish mercenary group under the command of Sir Julian Romero, who were brought in to fight the Scots.

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NU2020, 55 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Gordon Hatton   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 24 October, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 28 October, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2009 2025 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:28.5398N 1:41.0239W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2017 2022
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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