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Description: Fairshaw Farmhouse and Adjoining Farmbuilding on East
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240803
OS Grid Reference: NY8855373166
OS Grid Coordinates: 388553, 573166
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0529, -2.1807
SIMONBURN B 6320
NY 87 SE
(South side, off)
9/119 Fairshaw farmhouse
Farmhouse and farmbuilding. Farmhouse dated 1743 on door lintel; early and
mid C19 alterations and additions. Squared rubble with dressings; purple slate
roofs and dressed stone chimneys. 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse has tooled quoins.
First floor rebuilt in Cl9. Openings in flush surrounds with alternating jambs:
central partly-glazed 4-panel door has lintel inscribed: L A I 1743 (Lancelot
Allgood); replaced 6-pane sashes. Low-pitched roof with coped gables. End
stacks with top bands. Long 2-storey range of farmbuildings of several builds
on right return of house. Range incorporates loose-boxes at left and cart-shed
at right. 2 boarded doors in chamfered surrounds with alternating jambs at
left; 4 segmental arches on square-plan piers at right; 5 openings above.
Stone gutter brackets. Low-pitched roof with coped right gable. External
stone stair on right return. 2-storey gabled wing and single-storey outshut
on rear of house.
Listing NGR: NY8855373166
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Source: English Heritage
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