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Farmbuilding Range South-West of Greenhead Cottages, Shotley Low Quarter

Description: Farmbuilding Range South-West of Greenhead Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 240626

OS Grid Reference: NZ0506951737
OS Grid Coordinates: 405069, 551737
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8604, -1.9225

Location: A68, Shotley Low Quarter, Northumberland DH8 9TP

Locality: Shotley Low Quarter
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: DH8 9TP

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Listing Text

NZ 05 SE

23/255 Farmbuilding range
south-west of
Greenhead Cottages.

GV ll

Farmbuilding range, C18 altered C19. Coursed rubble with cut
dressings; slate roof. East elevation 1 storey, 5 bays, irregular.
Bay 1 stable door, bay 4 boarded double doors under segmental arch
with raised chamfered keystone; bays 2, 3 and 5 boarded doors. Coped
gables with moulded kneelers; small corniced stacks at right end and
2 on ridge.

Right return shows blocked stone-surround door and is linked to ruin
of gatehouse (largely demolished 1964). Vertical-panelled door on
east of ruined part has chamfered stone surround with flat-pointed
head, lintel inscribed HH (Humphrey Hopper) 1751.

James Lough (1798 - 1876) the sculptor is said to have been born in
the room with the '1751' doorway.

Included partly for group value and partly for historical interest,

Listing NGR: NZ0506951737

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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