Hydraulic silo, 70 metres east of Cragend Farmhouse, Cartington - Northumberland (UA)

Experimental hydraulic silo, circa 1895, by Lord Armstrong. Linear plan comprising a rectangular silage bay on each side of a taller cross-gabled centre. The interior contains a hydraulic engine and turbine. Repairs have been completed to the roof of the central section. A further phase of works is due to be undertaken in 2019 with funding from the Historic Houses Foundation.

Hydraulic silo, 70 metres east of Cragend Farmhouse, Cartington - Northumberland (UA)
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Hydraulic Silo Building 70 metres east of Cragend Farmhouse
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1153196
    Local Planning Authority:
    Northumberland (UA)
    Site Type:
    Agriculture and subsistence > Farm building

Location

    Building Name:
    Hydraulic silo
    Unitary Authority:
    Northumberland (UA)
    Parish:
    Cartington
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Berwick-upon-Tweed
    Region:
    North East and Yorkshire

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    D
    Ownership:
    Private