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Farmbuildings with Gingang to West of Longdyke Farmhouse, Shilbottle

Description: Farmbuildings with Gingang to West of Longdyke Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237114

OS Grid Reference: NU2058009969
OS Grid Coordinates: 420580, 609969
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3833, -1.6767

Location: Shilbottle, Northumberland NE66 2HQ

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

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Listing Text


10/223 Farmbuildings with
gingang to west of
Longdyke Farmhouse

Barn with attached gingang and shelter shed, both with granaries over. Second
quarter of C19, incorporating C18 masonry on north elevation. Roughly-coursed
rubble with tooled-and-margined quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roofs with
cream ridge tiles. Barn on west and shelter-shed on north form L-plan group
at corner of former foldyard; gingang on west of barn.

Facing former yard, the 2-storey 5-bay shelter shed shows boarded door and
part-slatted window at left end, 2 pairs of segmental arches and part-slatted
granary windows. 2-storey 4-bay barn shows 2 stable doors and various windows.
Hip-ended roofs.

Rear elevation: projecting from barn, a square gingang with pair of open
segmental arches on each face; granary above has boarded pitching doors and
window on left return, and slatted window on right return; tall hipped roof.
To each side of gingang are stable doors with part-slatted windows above.
Shelter shed shows blocked segmental archway, boarded granary door and slatted
or part-slatted windows. All openings in chamfered surrounds.

Interior: Gingang has massive cross beam, with cuts for machinery, and drive-
shaft opening in barn wall. King-post roof trusses to barn and granaries.

The gingang with granary above is a very rare form.

Attached single-storey ranges and covered yards are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU2058009969

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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