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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024726
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304915
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Metropolitan District Ward: Benwell and Scotswood
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Benwell and Scotwood Team
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
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
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