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Thorntree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Benwell and Scotswood, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9827 / 54°58'57"N

Longitude: -1.6856 / 1°41'8"W

OS Eastings: 420220

OS Northings: 565390

OS Grid: NZ202653

Mapcode National: GBR JBNT.WM

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.21M0

Entry Name: Thorntree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024726

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304915

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Benwell and Scotswood

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Benwell and Scotwood Team

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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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

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