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Colliery Farmhouse, Shilbottle

Description: Colliery Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237112

OS Grid Reference: NU1877809096
OS Grid Coordinates: 418778, 609096
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3755, -1.7052

Location: Shilbottle, Northumberland NE66 2HN

Locality: Shilbottle
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 2HN

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Listing Text


9/221 Colliery Farmhouse


House, c.1800 with later C19 outshut. Squared stone, except rubble outshut,
with cut dressings; Welsh slate roof with rebuilt brick stacks. Near-square
plan; former front door on left return enters stair hall, from which all rooms
open. 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Plinth. Central blind doorway.
12-pane sash windows, the lower renewed, with slightly-projecting sills. Tall
steeply-pitched roof; stepped end stacks. Right return shows pent outshut
with 3 small-paned windows and boarded door. Left return shows left-of-centre
renewed door into added sun lounge, 12-pane sash window and arched stair
window holding renewed 15-pane sash with intersecting head. Rear elevation
as front except for one small inserted window on ground floor right.

Interior: 6-panel doors. Open-well stair with stick balusters, moulded
newels and moulded ramped handrail.

One of a small but distinctive group of farmhouses on the Duke of
Northumberland's estate; other examples at Alndyke (Alnwick parish),
Greensfield Moor (Denwick detached parish) and Rennington North Farm
(Rennington parish).

C20 sun lounge is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU1877809096

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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