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Main Farmbuilding Group to East of West Hartford Farmhouse, Cramlington

Description: Main Farmbuilding Group to East of West Hartford Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236015

OS Grid Reference: NZ2499278998
OS Grid Coordinates: 424992, 578998
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1048, -1.6098

Location: A192, Blyth, Northumberland NE23 3JQ

Locality: Cramlington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE23 3JQ

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Listing Text

NZ 27 NW / NZ 27 NE
(North side)
West Hartford
3/51 and 4/51 Main farmbuilding
group, to east of
West Hartford
Planned farmbuildings, dated 1861 with initials MWR (Matthew White Ridley) on
centrepiece of north range. Snecked tooled stone with tooled-and-margined
dressings; Welsh slate roofs, replaced by C20 metal sheets on east part of
north range and C20 tiles on side ranges. Coped gables. Most openings in
chamfered alternating-block surrounds. Ranges around yard opening to south;
barn, with pent engine-house on west, runs north from centre of north range.
North range 2 storeys, 5 bays; projecting centrepiece is end of barn with
boarded double doors under segmental arch, datestone above and keyed round
opening in gable. Side parts each have 2 pairs of segmental arches, with 5
windows above. Side ranges single-storey; boarded doors and part-slatted
windows in east range, stable doors and slit vents in west range. Barn on
north has part-slatted windows and cart entrance on east with girder lintel,
segmental relieving arch and recess on left for original sliding door; and
round opening in gable. Engine house has boarded door and cart entrance with
timber lintel and blocked flue to former chimney on west. 2 external stone
stairs to boarded doors at rear of north range.

Planned cattle farm, formerly part of the Blagdon Estate.

Later sheds filling yard are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2499278998

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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