British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

The Barracks, Acomb

Description: The Barracks

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239781

OS Grid Reference: NY9316566455
OS Grid Coordinates: 393165, 566455
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9926, -2.1083

Location: 2 Main Street, Acomb, Northumberland NE46 4PW

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

NY 9366 (South side)

18/21 The Barracks


House, formerly a pair, dated 1730 with initials J:F on door lintel, refenestrated
c.1900. 3 storeys, 4 narrow bays, irregular. Coursed large rubble, rendered
in front, with cut dressings; Welsh slate roof with brick end stacks (one
rendered). Central pair of 4-panel doors in chamfered surrounds, the left with
dated lintel. Sash windows (upper leaf 6-pane, lower 2-pane or plate-glass),
paired on ground floor left, with cut lintels and sills. Raised reverse-stepped
gable coping.

Right return shows partly-blocked chamfered doorway and blocked 2nd floor window
in stone surround. Similar doorway to right in 2-storey rear wing; another to

Interior: chamfered doorway in cross wall, some original fireplaces.

Said to derive its name from being used as lodgings for local lead miners,
listed partly for historic value.

Listing NGR: NY9316566455

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.