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High Swinhope Shield Farmhouse, Allendale

Description: High Swinhope Shield Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240229

OS Grid Reference: NY8437449071
OS Grid Coordinates: 384374, 549071
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8362, -2.2448

Location: Allendale, Northumberland NE47 9UU

Locality: Allendale
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 9UU

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Listing Text


21/109 High Swinhope Shield


House, later C17. Large rubble, ashlar dressings; reverse stepped gables, stone
slate roof. Front 2 storeys, 2 windows. Off-centre C20 gabled porch. Windows
formerly mullioned, altered. To right blocked single-light windows with
chamfered surrounds on both floors. At right end one surviving wave-moulded
jamb of doorway into a part of the house now removed. Corniced stone stack
on left gable, right gable altered stack. Right return largely rebuilt; left
return with two single-light windows in chamfered surrounds, to attic. Rear
elevation shows a similar 1st floor window and another on ground floor of which
only the head survives.

Listing NGR: NY8437449071

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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