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Kirkshield

A Grade II Listed Building in Simonburn, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0492 / 55°2'57"N

Longitude: -2.2346 / 2°14'4"W

OS Eastings: 385106

OS Northings: 572768

OS Grid: NY851727

Mapcode National: GBR DBV1.0T

Mapcode Global: WHB1X.NC32

Entry Name: Kirkshield

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302546

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240818

Location: Simonburn, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Simonburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Simonburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

SIMONBURN FOLLY LANE
NY 87 SE
(South side)
9/134 Kirkshield
II

House formerly incorporating barn. Dated 1775 on door lintel. Said to have
been built as a shooting lodge for Rev. James Scott. Squared rubble and
dressings; Welsh slate roof and stone chimney. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Off-centre
replaced door behind unsympathetic C20 porch. Door lintel inscribed JAMES
SCOTT STP 1775. Scattered replaced sashes and casements. Pitched roof.
Returns with horizontal parapets rise above eaves to height of ridge. Right
return has blocked breathers and is surmounted by 3 squat crocketed pinnacles
(the centre one taller). Left return has four 12-pane sashes in pointed
openings; similar blind window above; central stack flanked by identical
pinnacles. Single-storey range at right-angles on right front bay and rear
additions are not of special interest. Prominent landscape feature.


Listing NGR: NY8510672768

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