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Farm Buildings to West of Horton Grange Farmhouse, Stannington

Description: Farm Buildings to West of Horton Grange Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304327

OS Grid Reference: NZ1987875533
OS Grid Coordinates: 419878, 575533
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0739, -1.6902

Location: Dinnington, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE13 6BU

Locality: Stannington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE13 6BU

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Listing Text


1/7 Farm buildings to west of
Horton Grange Farmhouse


Planned farm buildings. Circa 1858, and dovecot dated 1863 on lintel, for
Sir Matthew White Ridley. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar quoins and
dressings; Welsh slate roofs with stone gable copings. Courtyard with granaries
and central corn drier on north; hemmels at sides in front of storage sheds;
enclosed by low south range with central square dovecot; 2 detached turnip
houses in yard. One storey, higher on north range, with 3-storey south range
tower. 5-bay north range, 3-bay wings; south range of 7 bays; turnip houses one-
storey, one-bay. In north range a central pediment with blind roundel over sliding
door and 2 square lights with glazing bars. Elliptical-headed arches on slightly-
chamfered stone piers flanking central door and to inner returns of wings. In
south range, dovecot has outside stone steps to central first floor boarded door;
similar door at ground floor right; outer elevation has hit-and-miss windows on
2 floors and roundel with glazing bars on third; weathervane finial to pyramidal
roof. Low ranges flanking dovecot have timber lintels to 3 boarded doors on
elevation facing field. Interior of farm buildings shows scissor-trussed roofs.
Historical note; Kelly's directory for 1858 describes the house and farm buildings
of the model farm as the most complete and extensive in Northumberland.

Listing NGR: NZ1987875533

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Source: English Heritage

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