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Fold Cottage with Adjacent Outbuildings, Acomb

Description: Fold Cottage with Adjacent Outbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239775

OS Grid Reference: NY9335566500
OS Grid Coordinates: 393355, 566500
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9930, -2.1054

Location: 2 The Green, Acomb, Northumberland NE46 4PW

Locality: Acomb
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 4PW

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Listing Text

NY 9366 (South side)

18/15 Fold Cottage with
adjacent outbuildings


Cottage and outbuildings, mid C18. Coursed roughly-squared stone with tooled-
and-margined quoins and dressings; pantile roof with stone slates to eaves and
old brick stack; Welsh slates on western outbuilding, C20 grey tiles on eastern

South elevation 2 storeys, 1 bay. Boarded door in alternating-block surround
to right; 4-pane sash window in irregular stone surround and similar opening
lacking its carpentry above. Banded left end stack. To left, pent outbuilding
has doorway with small windows above and to left. Single-storey 3-bay outbuilding
set back to right has boarded door in chamfered alternating-block surround
flanked by similar openings partly blocked; small brick outhouse on left not
of interest.

Returns of cottage show reverse-stepped gables. Rear elevation shows old 12-pane
fixed window and small casement,in chamfered surrounds, with 4-pane sash in stone
surround above; outbuilding to left shows slit vents.

Fold Cottage and its attendant farmbuildings form a picturesque C18 group in the
centre of Acomb Village.

Listing NGR: NY9335566500

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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