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Low Turney Shield Farmhouse and Adjacent Outbuildings, West Allen

Description: Low Turney Shield Farmhouse and Adjacent Outbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 September 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 240364

OS Grid Reference: NY7998949164
OS Grid Coordinates: 379989, 549164
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8369, -2.3131

Location: West Allen, Northumberland NE47 8AW

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

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Listing Text


21/247 Low Turney Shield
11.9.75 Farmhouse and adjacent

Farmhouse and outbuilding. Late C17 or early C18, perhaps incorporating
earlier fabric, restored 1976. Rubble with stone slate roof. House 2 storeys,
3 bays. Central boarded door; renewed 9-pane window to left and 4-pane fixed
window to right. 1st floor has small blocked window above door, small 4-pane
fixed windows to right and left. Stone end stacks. Outbuilding to left 1
storey, 2 wide bays; boarded door and stable door. Right return shows corbels
for earlier stack. Rear elevation; house outshut has 3 small windows, and in
right return a C17 chamfered doorway brought from ruin at NY 799481. Outbuilding
to right has chamfered doorway with massive jambs flanked by small windows;
wall rebuilt 1976 but old features re-set. Interior: prior to 1976 house roof
had 2 upper cruck trusses with ogival blades. New roof structure is a copy but
with straight blades.

Listing NGR: NY7998949164

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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