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Thorntree Farmhouse, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Thorntree Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304915

OS Grid Reference: NZ2022065390
OS Grid Coordinates: 420220, 565390
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9827, -1.6856

Location: W Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE15 7EX

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE15 7EX

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Listing Text

(south side)
8/564 Thorntree Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa 1790. Coursed sandstone rubble with large quoins; Welsh slate roof
with rendered chimneys. 2 storeys, 3 bays and low one- storey pont extension at right.
Central boarded door in irregular alternate-block jambs has renewed thin painted
lintel; similar lintels to flanking windows, all 3 having been inserted to gain
height; painted tooled stone lintels to 3 first floor windows; projecting painted
stone sills to all windows; Banded end chimneys. Built on line of Hadrian's Wall,
of which a fragment is exposed a short distance to the west. Historical note: it
is from a thorntree which grew on this fragment that the name derives.
Empty and boarded up at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ2050065100

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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