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Lookout Farmhouse with Attached Outbuilding to West, Seaton Valley

Description: Lookout Farmhouse with Attached Outbuilding to West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236033

OS Grid Reference: NZ3272176810
OS Grid Coordinates: 432721, 576810
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0847, -1.4889

Locality: Seaton Valley
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE26 4QN

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Listing Text

NZ 3276
(North side)
The Avenue
13/69 Lookout Farmhouse
with attached
outbuilding to west
House, C17 heightened and remodelled in mid-C18, rear wing heightened in late
C19. Front squared stone with tooled dressings, returns and outbuildings rubble,
rear wing partly snecked stone; blue slate roof. L plan. 2 storeys, 3 bays,
symmetrical. Central flush-panelled door with 2-pane overlight in C19 raised
stone surround with pilasters and cornice. 12-pane sash windows, the lower in
inserted stone surrounds. Stepped and banded end stacks. Returns show stepped
gables which have pedimented raised centre-piece showing blind lunette above
band. Right return shows 2 small attic windows below band; to right is rear
wing with one ground-floor 12-pane sash set in double-chamfered surround of C17
mullioned window.

Outbuilding to left of house shows coped left gable; boarded door and double
doors, under timber lintels, at rear.

The stepped pedimented gables (c.f. also The Delaval Arms, Hartley) show the
influence of Vanbrugh's style at Seaton Delaval Hall.

Listing NGR: NZ3272176810

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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