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Whiteley Shield Farmhouse and Adjacent Outbuildings, West Allen

Description: Whiteley Shield Farmhouse and Adjacent Outbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240342

OS Grid Reference: NY8024648083
OS Grid Coordinates: 380246, 548083
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8272, -2.3090

Location: West Allen, Northumberland NE47 8AB

Locality: West Allen
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 8AB

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Listing Text


21/224 Whiteley Shield Farmhouse
and adjacent outbuildings


House, mid C18 remodelling of a late C17 or early C18 structure. Outbuildings
probably C18, altered. Rubble with roughly-shaped quoins and tooled dressings;
stone slate roofs. 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Central boarded door with
4-pane overlight, in raised stone surround. 12-pane sash windows with slightly
projecting wedge lintels and sills. Stone end stacks. Lower l-bay extension
to left. Outbuilding set back to right is a former cottage. Small 4-pane sash
on 1st floor and recessed section to far right with small part-slatted window
inserted in blocked door. Stone ridge stack. Rear elevation of house shows
central 9-pane fixed stair window with slightly projecting wedge lintel and sill.
Interior: plain c18 fireplaces, stair with swept grip handrail and stick
balusters. Thick internal wall to right of entrance passage is part of earlier
structure. C18 fireplace in former cottage.

Listing NGR: NY8024648083

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Source: English Heritage

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