Description: Netherton Blue House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 12 January 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 235878
OS Grid Reference: NZ2425282442
OS Grid Coordinates: 424252, 582442
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1358, -1.6211
WANSBECK B 1331
NZ 28 SW (North side, off)
4/7 Netherton Blue
House Farmhouse (Formerly
listed as Blue House
House, dated 'ANNO 1716' on lintel of 1st floor centre window. Front squared
stone, rear rendered; Welsh slate roof with rendered brick stacks. 2 storeys,
5 bays, symmetrical. Plinth, 1st floor band. 3-bay centre with broad pilasters
between bays and moulded eaves cornice. Narrow central bay has blocked doorway
and pediment; windows, formerly 16-pane sashes, have lost all carpentry; all
openings in architraves. Coped gables with end stacks. Slightly-recessed end
bays each with blocked doorway and plain window openings; coped gables with
moulded kneelers; end stacks, that to left fallen.
Derelict and virtually roofless at time of survey, with most openings bricked
up. Interior not accessible.
Photographs of house exterior and interior (showing contemporary fireplaces
and stairs) in NMR.
Listing NGR: NZ2425282442
Source: English Heritage
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