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Description: Main Farmbuilding Group to North of Park Farmhouse
Date Listed: 31 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 236411
OS Grid Reference: NU1688614576
OS Grid Coordinates: 416886, 614576
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4248, -1.7347
DENWICK HULNE PARK
NU 11 SE
10/75 Main farmbuilding
3l.12.69 group to north of
(formerly listed as
Stables and Cart
Sheds at Park Farm)
Planned farmbuildings, dated 1827 with Percy crescent on keystone of entrance
arch, probably by J. & B. Green. Later alterations, including covered yard
probably of late C19. Main ranges ashlar, with rock-faced extension to east;
covered yard superstructure timber on cast-iron columns; Welsh slate roofs.
Ranges around rectangular yard formerly open to south, with barn and cartsheds
extending further east; later south range and covered yard.
External west elevation 9 bays, 1 and 2 storeys, symmetrical. Plinth, eaves
cornice. Centre has boarded double doors under segmental arch with dated
keystone, flanked by ornamental loops; sill band above, to 12-pane sash window;
pedimented gable, with boarded lunette, capped by weathervane with pierced
Percy crescent. Flanking lower 3-bay parts have arcades of blind round arches
with impost bands, below blind windows with slightly-projecting sills; hipped
roofs. Single-storey end pavilions have segmental arches each enclosing a
doorway with small flanking windows; boarded to left, blind to right.
Similar centrepiece to east range is end of barn, flanked by single-storey
parts each with 3 elliptical arches; impost blocks, stop-chamfered piers.
North range has 6-bay 2-storeyed centre with similar arcade, flanked by single-
storey parts. South elevation shows end pavilions as west front; single-
storey 6-bay south range between has projecting end bays, that on right with
segmental arch. Covered yard superstructure with 2 slatted gables, carried on
central 6-bay arcade.
Rear elevation of east range shows projecting barn with altered engine house
on right, and various later additions; cartshed on far right has 2 elliptical
arches on left return.
Boarded doors and some windows; some fenestration renewed. Gables of 2-storey
part of north range, cartshed and east end of barn have circular openings
above stepped eaves cornice which is carried horizontally across the end wall.
Impressive group of buildings; the Duke of Northumberland's home farm in the
Listing NGR: NU1688614576
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