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Farmbuildings to North-East of Sleekburn Cottage Farmhouse, Choppington

Description: Farmbuildings to North-East of Sleekburn Cottage Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235923

OS Grid Reference: NZ2679883401
OS Grid Coordinates: 426798, 583401
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1442, -1.5811

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)

5/52 Farmbuildings to
north-east of
Sleekburn Cottage

Planned farmbuildings on foldyard plan, c.1800. Squared stone with cut dressings;
Welsh slate roofs except for asbestos sheets on north end of west range and west
end of north range. Ranges around yard opening to south.

North range single-storeyed except for 2-storey central barn. Barn has doorway
flanked by Gothick windows, that on left retaining original head with intersecting
glazing bars; 5 slatted windows above; coped gables. At either side, shelter
shed with 3-bay segmental arcade. Single-storey east range has segmental-arched
entry and boarded door; roof hipped to right. Single-storey west range has 3-bay
segmental arcade (right hand arch to passage through range) with 2 boarded doors
and small casement window to right; left end, with altered openings, is now part
of adjacent farmhouse (q.v.).

Rear elevation of barn shows cart entrance with timber lintel, and blocked
opening for drive shaft of former gingang. Rear elevation of east range shows
boarded double doors under timber lintel, 3-bay segmental arcade, 2 boarded doors
and 3 part-slatted windows.

Some arches of arcades blocked in stone or brick, with later openings in

Despite some alterations,an unusual example of a smaller planned farm of c.1800;
part of the estate of Bishop Shute Barrington of Durham (1791-1826).

Later brick shed on south of yard and altered range in centre of yard are not
of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2679883401

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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