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Description: Farmbuildings to North of Nos 1, 2 and 3 Townhead Farmhouses
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240812
OS Grid Reference: NY8774474142
OS Grid Coordinates: 387744, 574142
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0616, -2.1934
SIMONBURN B 6320, Nunwick
NY 87 SE
9/128 Farmbuildings to
north of Nos.1, 2
and 3 Townhead
Linked farmbuildings, now storage and loose-boxes. Early and mid C19 of
several builds. Coursed and squared rubble with dressings; purple slate roofs.
L-plan with additions: north and west ranges enclosing 2 sides of yard to rear
of farmhouses; L-plan cart shed on rear of east section of north range; long
2-storey building on west return of north range.
North range has 3 linked sections. Central 2-storey, 5-bay stable: pair of
boarded doors with flanking sashes and casements above; roof with coped gables,
shaped kneelers and 2 louvred lanterns on ridge. Lower 2-storey, 5-bay coach
house on east: segmental coach arch, horse-mounting block, flanking sashes,
boarded doors and casements above; roof has coped east gable and end stacks.
Tall single-storey, 3-bay stable on west has pair of boarded doors; flanking
Altered west range has 3 linked sections: tall central section with large C20
vehicle opening under gabled canopy; tall single-storey, 2-bay north section
has 2 boarded doors and joins west end of north range; single-storey, 2-bay
south section has boarded door, hit-and-miss window and roof hipped over south
L-plan cart shed/loose-boxes with lofts over (on rear of north range): 2 storeys,
each arm 4 bays; segmental archways on square piers (some blocked); Dutch door
near re-entrant angle; hit-and-miss windows above; roof hipped over returns.
Farmbuildings on west return of north range: long 2-storey range of 2 builds;
2 round archways at west; Dutch door and sashes to east; 5 hit-and-miss windows
above; roof hipped over west return.
Listing NGR: NY8774474142
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