Description: Thorntree Farmhouse
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
NZ 26 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WEST ROAD
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
Source: English Heritage
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