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Stable Block and Farm Buildings to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Acomb, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9812 / 54°58'52"N

Longitude: -2.1018 / 2°6'6"W

OS Eastings: 393581

OS Northings: 565183

OS Grid: NY935651

Mapcode National: GBR FBRV.R5

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.P2B5

Entry Name: Stable Block and Farm Buildings to Rear

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239787

Location: Acomb, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Acomb

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: St John Lee

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ACOMB THE HERMITAGE
NY 9365
20/27 Stable block and
farm buildings
to rear

II

Stables and attached farmbuildings, c.1760 with buildings on north side of yard
remodelled in early C19. Central gateway and fronts of end pavilions tooled-
and-margined ashlar; remainder of front squared stone, rear parts coursed rubble,
with tooled dressings. Lakeland slate roofs. Ranges around rectangular yard,
those to rear (north) built into hillside.

South elevation 2 storeys, 2+3+1+3+2 bays, symmetrical. Plinth. Central
entrance bay has keyed segmental arch with imposts, and moulded eaves cornice;
flanking 3-bay parts each have central panelled door flanked by renewed windows,
with latticed openings above, all in raised stone surrounds. 2-bay end pavilions
each have boarded doors under boarded tympana with heart-shaped piercing, in
segmental arches with imposts; 9-pane sashes above; pyramidal roofs, that of
right pavilion with weathervane.

Ranges to rear of pavilions have 2-panel doors and stone-surround windows.
4-bay pent open cartshed at rear of front range west of gateway. To rear of
yard, 3-bay cartshed/granary to left and pigsty/henhouses to right, with open
midden between; granary and henhouses entered, at higher level from rear.

Midden enclosed by flat-coped wall ramped up on left of entrance; lower wall
fronting pigsty has integral stone feeding chutes and troughs.


Listing NGR: NY9358165183

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