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Dairy at Bank House Farm to South East of Main Farmbuilding Complex, Acklington

Description: Dairy at Bank House Farm to South East of Main Farmbuilding Complex

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 236684

OS Grid Reference: NU2098505060
OS Grid Coordinates: 420985, 605060
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3391, -1.6707

Location: Acklington, Northumberland NE65 9AP

Locality: Acklington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 9AP

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Listing Text

NU 20 NW
3/14 Dairy at Bank
House Farm, to
south-east of main
farmbuilding complex
(formerly listed
as former Creamery
at Bank House Farm)

Dairy, late C19. Close-jointed tooled stone with tooled-and-margined ashlar
dressings; cast iron verandah; Welsh slate roof with lead-capped timber
louvre. Rectangular plan of 2 rooms, surrounded by a 6 x 4 bay verandah.
Plinth, raised quoins. 2 flush-panelled doors near centre, flanked by 4-pane
sash windows; all openings in raised alternating-block surrounds. Verandah
on octagonal columns with moulded bases and rings, with curved braces and
rings in spandrels, carrying hipped roof. Louvre, with slatted sides and
pyramid cap, at left. Lateral stack at right end, rising through roofslope,
stepped-and-corniced with paired shafts. One similar window on left return
and two to rear.

Interior: East room is dairy with elaborate Minton-tiled floor, marble-topped
central table and marble shelves. West room has fireplace with old grate.

At time of survey recently vandalised and most slates removed from roof.

Listing NGR: NU2098505060

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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