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Description: Acomb High House
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239774
OS Grid Reference: NY9336466532
OS Grid Coordinates: 393364, 566532
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9933, -2.1052
ACOMB ACOMB VILLAGE
NY 9366 (South side)
Acomb High House
House. Late C17 with new front block added in early C19 ('recently enlarged'
in 1823) and further alterations c.1870. Front tooled stone with raised
tooled-and-margined quoins and dressings, rear coursed rubble with roughly-
shaped quoins. Welsh slate roofs on early C19 parts, stone slates on rear wing,
Front in 2 sections. Main part 2 storeys, 4 bays. Plinth, sill bands. C20
gabled porch, in bay 3; 12-pane sash windows. Coped gables with end stacks.
Lower part to left has 2 doorways in old surrounds, probably re-set; that to far
left has chamfer, stepped on lintel dated 1694 with initials T A.
Rear elevation 2 storeys, 3 + 3 bays. Taller left part has central 6-panel door
under leaded latticed overlight in raised alternating-block surround, inside
C20 porch; late C19 2- and 3-light casement windows. Coped gables with moulded
kneelers, end stacks rebuilt on old bases. Lower right part shows similar
fenestration. Left return shows blocked chamfered light to 1st floor.
C20 porches not of interest.
Listing NGR: NY9336466532
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Source: English Heritage
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