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Description: Lemmington Branch Farmhouse with Screen Wall and Buildings
Date Listed: 31 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 236460
OS Grid Reference: NU1328311476
OS Grid Coordinates: 413283, 611476
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3971, -1.7918
EDLINGHAM LEMMINGTON BRANCH
NU 11 SE NU 133115
9/119 Lemmington Branch
screen wall and
as Cheviot Chart,
and Building off
Hilltop eyecatcher, incorporating house and farmbuildings. Late C18. Screen
wall squared stone, other parts rubble with cut dressings; Welsh slate roofs.
Overall E-plan with farmhouse at centre flanked by ranges of farmbuildings,
backed by westward-facing screen wall with projecting square towers at centre
and each end. Gothick style.
West elevation: 3-storey central tower linked by screen walls to lower end
towers, each part with embattled parapet above chamfered string. Cruciform
loops below tower parapets and in centre of each screen wall. Centre tower
has 12-pane sash under pointed arch and 6-pane sash above under ogee arch,
both with hoodmoulds. At both ends of screen walls are 4-centred doorways,
that on right of centre tower now within small pent addition. Doorway on
left of tower is blocked, with 12-pane Yorkshire sash window inserted; to
left is a 3-light window, holding 6-pane casements. 2 part-slatted windows
in left end tower.
Rear elevation: Gable end of farmhouse shows stair window, with renewed
12-pane sash, and two 4-pane sashes. Farmbuilding ranges have boarded doors
and part-slatted windows; cartshed at east end of south range shows 3
segmental arches and hip-ended roof.
C20 asbestos-roofed sheds in front of north range are not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NU1328311476
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Source: English Heritage
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