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Description: Northern Farmhouse at Low Town
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236824
OS Grid Reference: NU1389100170
OS Grid Coordinates: 413891, 600170
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2955, -1.7828
LONGFRAMLINGTON LOW TOWN
NU 10 SW
5/155 Northern Farmhouse
at Low Town
House, dated 1750 with initials WAE (William and Elizabeth Alder) over door.
Front squared stone, other elevations roughly-squared stone; Welsh slate roof
except for stone slate, patched with pantiles and asbestos sheets, on rear
slope of main part; one stack rebuilt in white brick.
Main part 2 storeys, 2 + 1 + 2 bays, symmetrical. Chamfered plinth. Central
flush-panelled door with plain overlight; windows all sashes with 2-pane upper
and plain lower leaves, except for plain sash above door. Coped gables on
moulded kneelers; stepped-and-banded end stacks. Returns each show blocked
attic window. 1-storey 2-bay part to right shows vertical-panelled door at
far left, inserted C20 casement and sash, lost glazing bars; rebuilt right end
stack. Rear elevation shows contemporary outshut under steep catslide roof,
with two 4-pane sashes.
Formerly a coaching inn when the lane through Low Town was part of the main
Newcastle to Cornhill road.
Listing NGR: NU1389100170
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Source: English Heritage
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