Tyne and Wear HER(11410): Longbenton, Front Street, National School - Details
Title of image: Benton National School, Benton
Description: A view of the exterior of Benton National School, Benton taken in 1870. There is a road in the foreground with the school fronting onto it. A playground surrounds the school to the side and the rear.
Additional info: Print black and white
Location/Collection: Newcastle Libraries/Newcastle Local Studies Schools Collection
Accession number: NCL 060739
Provider: Newcastle City Library
Copyright: All rights reserved, if you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries.
Longbenton, Front Street, National School
Built in 1871. Longbenton National School is shown on OS second edition map. Extended in 1889. Demolished in 1973 to make way for a new Longbenton Church of England Aided First School.
W.G. Elliott and Edwin Smith, Bygone Days of Longbenton, Benton, Forest Hall, West Moor and Killingworth, p 33 and 34; D.J. Scott, The History of Longbenton Church of England School; www.douglaskay.co.uk/stbarts/history.html