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Description: Old Town Farmhouse with Wall and Archway Attached to West Side
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239702
OS Grid Reference: NY8839091426
OS Grid Coordinates: 388390, 591426
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2169, -2.1840
OTTERBURN OLD TOWN
NY 89 SE
25/42 Old Town Farmhouse
with wall and
to west side
Farmhouse. Front span C18, refronted mid C19; rear span and attached wall
early C19. Ashlar and random rubble; graduated Lakeland slate roof. Double-
span roof with long wing projecting to rear.
Facade 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central stone porch with stone pent roof. Flanking
4-light bay windows with hollow-chamfered mullions and stone pent roofs. On
1st floor three 3-light mullioned windows. Steeply-pitched gabled roof with
flat coping, kneelers and banded end stacks.
Returns have 12-pane sashes.
Rear span in fine early C19 ashlar has 12-pane sashes with plain reveals and
projecting sills. Rear wing has one tripartite sash and 12-pane sashes.
Gable end of rear wing has segmental carriage arch and boarded double doors.
Interior: staircase with stick balusters; 6-panel doors and shutters.
Wall attached to west side L-plan. c.20 feet long and 12 feet high. In the
centre an elliptical carriage arch. To right a boarded door which has, above
the lintel, a re-set segmental pediment with moulded surround, foliage trails
and a shield inscribed MER for Errington Reed.
Listing NGR: NY8839091426
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Source: English Heritage
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