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The Tithe Barn, Simonburn

Description: The Tithe Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240834

OS Grid Reference: NY8705673659
OS Grid Coordinates: 387056, 573659
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0572, -2.2042

Locality: Simonburn
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 3AR

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Listing Text

NY 8773
(West side, off)
19/150 The Tithe Barn

Probably a former tithe barn incorporating ground-floor byre; now house.
Early-mid C18 with C19 alterations, possibly incorporating earlier masonry;
converted into a house c.1960. Squared rubble and dressings; graduated stone-
flagged roof; stone chimneys. 3 storeys, 3 bays. Tooled quoins. Entrance
front: 3 segmental arches with roughly-squared voussoirs on square-plan piers;
renewed casements and door inserted into partly-infilled archways; external
stone stair at left leads to first-floor boarded door under segmental relieving
arch; 2 rows of breathers above. Steeply-pitched roof has raised verges with
reverse-stepped gables. Corniced right end stack; rebuilt left end stack.
3 casements in C20 openings set high in right return. Breathers and C20 oriel
(in front of doorway with alternating jambs) on left return. First-floor
loading bay on rear. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NY8705673659

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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