Description: Russell House (East Farm) and Farm Building Adjacent
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303198
OS Grid Reference: NZ3396451503
OS Grid Coordinates: 433964, 551503
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8572, -1.4725
NZ35SW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING FRONT STREET (south side)
4/42 '(Inset) Newbottle
Russell House (East Farm)
and farm building adjacent.
House, originally farmhouse and hind's cottage, and adjacent outbuildings. Mid
C.18. House rendered; double-span roof of pantiles with some Welsh slate;
outbuilding limestone rubble with pantiled roof. 2 storeys. Main house has
5-bay front. Door, in fourth bay from left, under corniced canopy on large
stone brackets; first floor 2nd bay from left is blank; all windows c19 sashes
in plain reveals. Cottage at left has flat brick head to tripartite sash with
glazing bars on ground floor, small sash window at eaves, both with projecting
stone cills, and 4-panelled door at right. Main house has end brick chimneys.
Hipped roof on cottage and one tall end brick chimney. One-storey dairy at
left has small horizontal sliding sash window and plank door. Adjacent farm
building: loose boxes, implement storage shed and garage. 2 segmental brick-
arched openings to loft.
Listing NGR: NZ3396451503
Source: English Heritage
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