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Latitude: 55.1105 / 55°6'37"N
Longitude: -1.5596 / 1°33'34"W
OS Eastings: 428192
OS Northings: 579657
OS Grid: NZ281796
Mapcode National: GBR K9KB.4T
Mapcode Global: WHC30.0TM2
Entry Name: Low Horton Farmhouse
Listing Date: 15 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041377
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235982
Location: Blyth, Northumberland, NE24
Civil Parish: Blyth
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Horton St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 27 NE NZ 283797
4/18 Low Horton Farmhouse
House, mid C18,altered and extended to rear late C18 or early C19. Squared
stone except for rear block, brick in English Garden Wall Bond 1 and 3. Welsh
slate roof with old brick stacks. South elevation 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central
renewed door with overlight. 4-pane sash windows except for C19 canted bay on
left, with hipped roof. Raised reverse-stepped gable coping; banded end stacks.
To right, single-storey 1-bay kitchen with C20 4-pane casement and stepped end
stack. Left return, part-rendered, shows renewed 16-pane sashes under wedge
lintels in rear block. Rear elevation shows similar fenestration including
20-pane sash stair window, and 8-pane Yorkshire sash in outshut to kitchen.
Interior: Fielded 6-panel doors, panelled shutters. Round arches with panelled
jambs at foot of stair; dog-leg open-string stair with stick balusters, moulded
handrail and moulded newel.
The house succeeded Horton Castle, latterly a Delaval possesion; the castle site
is that of the detached farmbuilding group to the west, the ruins being removed
in the early C19.
Listing NGR: NZ2819279657
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.