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Kirkharle Farmhouse, Kirkwhelpington

Description: Kirkharle Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239613

OS Grid Reference: NZ0140282447
OS Grid Coordinates: 401402, 582447
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1364, -1.9795

Location: Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland NE19 2PE

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

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Listing Text


8/78 Kirkharle Farmhouse


House. Early C19 but with older core. Ashlar and Welsh slate roof.

2 storeys. H-plan. Garden front 5 bays. Very high plinth. 3-bay centre has
12-pane sashes on ground floor and shortened 6-pane sashes above. Slightly
projecting 1-bay wings have tripartite sashes on ground floor and 6-pane sashes
above. Wings also have raised alternating quoins to plinth level, and 1st floor
sill band.

Entrance front has plank and battened door in second bay. Wing to left is
random rubble and was attached to further building. Hipped roof with 2 stone
corniced ridge stacks.

Interior has stone vaulted basement and 6-panelled doors. Also one wall of
great thickness.

The house is the partly rebuilt wing of the mansion of Loraine family -
Lancelot Brown's first employers.

Listing NGR: NZ0140282447

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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