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Merry Shiels Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings, Kirkwhelpington

Description: Merry Shiels Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239600

OS Grid Reference: NZ0004681192
OS Grid Coordinates: 400046, 581192
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1251, -2.0008

Location: B6342, Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland NE19 2AX

Locality: Kirkwhelpington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 2AX

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Listing Text


Merry Shiels farmhouse
8/65 and attached

Planned farmstead. Early C19. Dressed stone with Welsh slate roof.

3 symmetrical ranges round a courtyard.

North range has 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse with attached single-storey, 1-bay
byres. House has C20 door with overlight. 4-pane sash windows with moulded
reveals. Gabled roof with overlapping coping and two end stacks. Byre on
right has plank door. Byre on left now a garage. Flanking these are short
walls, each with a plank door, linking north range to projecting single-storey

East range has 6 elliptical arches to shelter sheds, 3 now blocked. Right of
these a former 2-bay cottage, now storage with door and window in alternating-
block surround. Hipped roof with square corniced ridge stack to cottage.

West range is byre and stable. 3 plank doors and two ½-slatted windows. Blocked
elliptical arch to former cart shed on left. Hipped roof.

Listing NGR: NZ0004681192

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Source: English Heritage

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