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Standing Stone

A Grade II Listed Building in Matfen, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0288 / 55°1'43"N

Longitude: -1.9493 / 1°56'57"W

OS Eastings: 403338

OS Northings: 570471

OS Grid: NZ033704

Mapcode National: GBR GBT9.S4

Mapcode Global: WHB22.1V1R

Entry Name: Standing Stone

Listing Date: 28 April 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370696

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238686

Location: Matfen, Northumberland, NE20

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Matfen

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Matfen Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/01/2015:

Standing Stone
(Formerly listed as Standing Stone Farmhouse)

MATFEN STANDING STONE
NZ 07 SW

14/202
28.4.69


GV II


House. c.1700 and later C18. Dressed stone with Welsh slate roof. Old brick
chimneys. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Gothick panelled door in bolection-moulded
surround. 16-pane sash windows. Band at base of castellated parapet. Roof
not visible. Paired brick end stacks with stone cornices and bases.

On left return blank Gothick decoration. On ground floor a pointed arch with
raised surround, and on 1st floor a large quatrefoil with raised surround.
These are flanked by slits. Parapet has 3 cruciform slits.

On right return 3 large stone waterspouts; also single-storey lean-to with
stone slate roof.

2-storey continuous outshut to rear.

Interior has 2-panel doors, shutters and staircase with stick balusters.


Listing NGR: NZ0333870471

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