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Description: Townhead Farmhouses 1-3
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
Date Delisted: 08 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 240813
OS Grid Reference: NY8773674120
OS Grid Coordinates: 387736, 574120
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0614, -2.1935
The following buildings shall be deleted:-
CIVIL PARISH OF SIMONBURN
B 6320. Nunwick
Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Townhead Farmhouses
SIMONBURN B 6320, Nunwick
NY 87 SE
9/129 Nos. 1, 2 and 3
Farmhouse (now divided into 2 dwellings: Nos. 1 and 2 and cottage No. 3).
Early and mid C19 with late C19-early C20 alterations and additions. Coursed
and squared rubble with dressings. Purple slate roofs with dressed stone
chimneys. Single-storey farmhouse raised to 2 storeys in late C19; 6 bays.
Flush quoins. All openings have flush surrounds with alternating jambs. Each
house 3 bays: No. 1 has partly-glazed 4-panel door and replaced sashes; No. 2
has 6-panel door and 2-pane overlight, in projecting surround under corniced
hood, and 16-pane sashes. Continuous low-pitched roof with copings at end and
junction. Stepped stacks with top bands above copings. Cottage on left return
of No. 2: single storey, 6 windows; partly-glazed door and replaced casements;
roof, hipped over left return, has central ridge stack with top band. Altered
single-storey wing on left (former privies/sheds) is not of special interest.
Included for group value.
Listing NGR: NY8773674120
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Source: English Heritage
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