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Low Barmston Farmhouse, Washington

Description: Low Barmston Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303237

OS Grid Reference: NZ3374356682
OS Grid Coordinates: 433743, 556682
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9037, -1.4753

Location: Castletown, Sunderland NE38 8LF

Locality: Washington
County: Sunderland
Country: England
Postcode: NE38 8LF

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Listing Text

Low Barmston Farmhouse


Large farmhouse. Circa 1840. Snecked rubble sandstone with plinth. Large quoins,
crow-stepped gable ends, some ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roofs with corniced
ashlar stacks. Irregular plan, baronial style. 2 storeys, 3 bays and set back
left bay. The 2 gabled right bays project, the central one farther; this is
half-octagonal on first floor, corbelled out above and sloped out below. Sash
windows with glazing bars in tooled stone surrounds. 4-panelled door in corniced
surround raised in centre to hold blank shields. First L-shaped wing runs forward
from left bay and is linked by yard wall to lean-to in inner return angle.
Small round-headed windows in one-storey part and in central gable end. 3-bay
garden front blank at first floor centre.

Listing NGR: NZ3374356682

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Source: English Heritage

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