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Group of Farmbuildings to North-West of High Barns Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wall, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0053 / 55°0'19"N

Longitude: -2.1261 / 2°7'33"W

OS Eastings: 392031

OS Northings: 567867

OS Grid: NY920678

Mapcode National: GBR FBLK.HJ

Mapcode Global: WHB25.9GT6

Entry Name: Group of Farmbuildings to North-West of High Barns Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044821

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239799

Location: Wall, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Wall

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 HIGH BARNS
NY 96 NW
4/39 Group of farmbuildings
to north-west of
High Barns Farmhouse

GV II

Farmbuildings, mid-C19 remodelling of early C18 fabric. Rubble with tooled-and-
margined ashlar dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roofs. L-plan block on north
and east of yard, linked by wall to detached range on west. All parts have coped
gables with moulded kneelers. North range 2 storeys, 4 bays: 2 pairs of
segmental arches with 4 windows over and pigeon holes beneath eaves. Left
return shows pair of chamfered loops with lancet above. East range 2 storeys
1 bay: stable door in chamfered alternating-block surround with part-slatted
window on right; right return shows boarded door and evidence of heightening
from steep C18 pitch. Rear elevation shows boarded doors, slit vents, and slab
with circular aperture for drive shaft from former gin-gang.

West range 1 storey, 2 wide bays: double doors under segmental arch to right,
boarded door in chamfered alternating-block surround to left, slit vent between.
Left return shows chamfered segmental arch with lancet in gable above. Included
for group value.

Attached sheds and outbuildings not of interest.


Listing NGR: NY9203167867

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