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East House Farm Cottages with Attached Garden Walls and Railings, Ancroft

Description: East House Farm Cottages with Attached Garden Walls and Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237878

OS Grid Reference: NU0325646670
OS Grid Coordinates: 403256, 646670
Latitude/Longitude: 55.7135, -1.9497

Location: Ancroft, Northumberland TD15 2RW

Locality: Ancroft
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD15 2RW

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Listing Text

NU 04 NW
7/25 East House farm
cottages with
attached garden
walls and railings


Terrace of 8 farm cottages with their attached garden walls and railings,
now 4 dwellings and a storehouse, c.1820. Restored and converted into 5
cottages in 1940s. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Iron railings.

L-plan with 7 cottages stepping down the hill end the 8th at right-angles at
the bottom. Single storey. Each cottage was originally 3 bays with central
boarded door and small square windows in raised surrounds. Only the 8th
cottage remains exactly like this. Each of the others has had one window
extended to 2 or 3 lights in similar style. Cottages 1, 4 and 6 have also
had their doors blocked off. Gabled roofs with flat coping. Rendered end
stacks of one and two shafts.

Low walls with chamfered coping. Railings and gates with round spearhead
standards and urn finials to principals.

Despite the alterations an unusUally fine and complete group of workers'

Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NU0325646670

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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