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Farmbuildings to West of Moor House Farmhouse, Ashington

Description: Farmbuildings to West of Moor House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235897

OS Grid Reference: NZ2860987390
OS Grid Coordinates: 428609, 587390
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1800, -1.5523

Locality: Ashington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE63 9LJ

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Listing Text

NZ 28 NE (West side)

2/26 Farmbuildings to
west of Moor House

Farmbuildings around foldyard. Late C18 extended early C19. C18 parts large
roughly-squared stone, early C19 parts squared tooled stone with tooled-and-
margined dressings; Welsh slate roofs, except for pantiles on north-east
outshut. Ranges around yard opening to south.

2-storey east range continues from rear wing of Moor House farmhouse (q.v.):
2 segmental arches and boarded pitching door. - -

North range 2 storeys. C18 left part has arcade of 5 segmental arches, and
small windows directly beneath eaves; left gable has coping returned on deep
footstones. C19 right part has 2 stable doors with 4-pane casement between;
roof hipped to right.

Long single-storey C18 west range extended 3 times in early C19 to provide
labourers' cottages: C18 part has boarded door, stable door and 2 part-slatted
windows; extensions have stable doors and boarded double doors. Left return
shows gable coping returned on deep footstones.

Rear (north) elevation shows central external stair to boarded door in raking
half dormer; to left pent shed with boarded double doors and2 small casements,
to right pent shelter shed with 7-bay arcade of square piers carrying timber
lintels. Left return of range shows slit vents and pent outshut with boarded
door on left return.

Brick shelter shed range in centre of yard, and brick extension to rear of
north range, are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2860987390

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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