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Standing Stone Farmhouse, Matfen

Description: Standing Stone Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238686

OS Grid Reference: NZ0333870471
OS Grid Coordinates: 403338, 570471
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0288, -1.9493

Location: Hope Lane, Matfen, Northumberland NE20 0RQ

Locality: Matfen
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE20 0RQ

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Listing Text

NZ 07 SW

14/202 Standing Stone
28.4.69 Farmhouse


House. c.1700 and later C18. Dressed stone with Welsh slate roof. Old brick
chimneys. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Gothick panelled door in bolection-moulded
surround. 16-pane sash windows. Band at base of castellated parapet. Roof
not visible. Paired brick end stacks with stone cornices and bases.

On left return blank Gothick decoration. On ground floor a pointed arch with
raised surround, and on 1st floor a large quatrefoil with raised surround.
These are flanked by slits. Parapet has 3 cruciform slits.

On right return 3 large stone waterspouts; also single-storey lean-to with
stone slate roof.

2-storey continuous outshut to rear.

Interior has 2-panel doors, shutters and staircase with stick balusters.

Listing NGR: NZ0333870471

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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