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High Buston Farm Cottage, Alnmouth

Description: High Buston Farm Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236899

OS Grid Reference: NU2318308718
OS Grid Coordinates: 423183, 608718
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3719, -1.6357

Location: Alnmouth, Northumberland NE66 3QH

Locality: Alnmouth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3QH

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Listing Text


10/9 High Buston
Farm Cottage


House, later C18. Roughly-squared stone, rendered on right return; pantile
roof with rendered brick stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays, slightly irregular.
Right-of-centre renewed door in old opening, with 8-pane trompe l'oeil window
above; end bays have 12-pane sashes on ground floor and 9-pane short sashes
above. End stacks.
Included for historic interest as the birthplace of John Common (later of
Denwick) inventor of the double drill turnip sower (1818) and a reaping
machine (1822).

Single-storey outbuilding to east is altered and not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU2318308718

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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