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Pawston Birks Farmhouse, High Spen

Description: Pawston Birks Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303784

OS Grid Reference: NZ1480660359
OS Grid Coordinates: 414806, 560359
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9377, -1.7704

Location: Pawston Road, Blaydon, Gateshead NE39 2ES

Locality: High Spen
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE39 2ES

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Listing Text

(west side)

- Pawston Birks Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Mid C18 with alterations. Sandstone rubble with large quoins.
Roof renewed pantiles. 2 storeys, 2 windows. Chamfered stone surrounds renewed
casements with glazing bars; low gable parapet formed by large irregular stones.
Catslide roof to 2-bay low rear offshot; 2 end brick chimneys. Interior: said
to contain heck post, screen and settle to fireside in kitchen. Seats to splayed
windows in all rooms. Chimney at right in ground floor has corniced mantel
shelf over wide square stone chimney-piece with tongue-stopped chamfer. Left
porch and right extension too much altered to be of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1480660359

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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