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Sleekburn Cottage Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in North Bedlington, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1441 / 55°8'38"N

Longitude: -1.5817 / 1°34'54"W

OS Eastings: 426762

OS Northings: 583384

OS Grid: NZ267833

Mapcode National: GBR K8DY.CS

Mapcode Global: WHC2S.PY0V

Entry Name: Sleekburn Cottage Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235922

Location: North Bedlington, Northumberland, NE22

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Choppington

Built-Up Area: Bedlington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Choppington St Paul the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

BEDLINGTON BARRINGTON ROAD
NZ 28 SE NZ 268834 (North side)
Sleekburn

5/51 Sleekburn Cottage
Farmhouse

GV II

House as lodge, c.1800. Squared tooled stone with ashlar door surround; Welsh
slate roof with rebuilt brick stacks. Gothick style. 1 storey + attic, 3 bays;
open-pedimented central bay set slightly forward with flush-panelled door and
triple-arched overlight in surround with stepped pilasters and hood, flanked by
blind windows with pointed arches, with blank quatrefoil above. End bays have
4-pane sash windows with slightly-projecting sills. Coped gables; end stacks
rebuilt on old bases. Returns show low-pitched gables with coping returned on
deep footstones, with 3 windows to ground floor and one, centrally placed, to
attic bedroom; one ground-floor window blocked on each return.

Interior: Ground floor has 6-paneldoors and folding panelled shutters;
contemporary panelled fireplace in sitting room. Dogleg open-string stair with
stick balusters, moulded newels and ramped moulded handrail. 4-panel doors to
bedrooms; collar-beam roof trusses with purlins secured by tusk tenons.

Domestic accommodation now extended into adjacent Farmbuildings range (q.v.).


Listing NGR: NZ2676283384

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