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Sleekburn Cottage Farmhouse, Choppington

Description: Sleekburn Cottage Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235922

OS Grid Reference: NZ2676283384
OS Grid Coordinates: 426762, 583384
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1441, -1.5817

Location: Barrington Road, Wansbeck, Northumberland NE22 7AP

Locality: Choppington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE22 7AP

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Listing Text

NZ 28 SE NZ 268834 (North side)

5/51 Sleekburn Cottage


House as lodge, c.1800. Squared tooled stone with ashlar door surround; Welsh
slate roof with rebuilt brick stacks. Gothick style. 1 storey + attic, 3 bays;
open-pedimented central bay set slightly forward with flush-panelled door and
triple-arched overlight in surround with stepped pilasters and hood, flanked by
blind windows with pointed arches, with blank quatrefoil above. End bays have
4-pane sash windows with slightly-projecting sills. Coped gables; end stacks
rebuilt on old bases. Returns show low-pitched gables with coping returned on
deep footstones, with 3 windows to ground floor and one, centrally placed, to
attic bedroom; one ground-floor window blocked on each return.

Interior: Ground floor has 6-paneldoors and folding panelled shutters;
contemporary panelled fireplace in sitting room. Dogleg open-string stair with
stick balusters, moulded newels and ramped moulded handrail. 4-panel doors to
bedrooms; collar-beam roof trusses with purlins secured by tusk tenons.

Domestic accommodation now extended into adjacent Farmbuildings range (q.v.).

Listing NGR: NZ2676283384

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Source: English Heritage

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