HIGH BARNS FARMHOUSE AND ADJACENT OUTBUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154134
Date first listed:
24-May-1988
Statutory Address:
HIGH BARNS FARMHOUSE AND ADJACENT OUTBUILDINGS

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGH BARNS FARMHOUSE AND ADJACENT OUTBUILDINGS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wall
National Grid Reference:
NY 92074 67860

Details

ACOMB HIGH BARNS NY 96 NW 4/36 High Barns Farmhouse and adjacent outbuildings

GV II

House probably C17; rear wallrebuilt c.1800, remodelled with new front c.1850. Outbuildings c.1850 incorporating some earlier fabric; south-west range a little later. Rubble except for south-west range squared stone, tooled-and-margined quoins and dressings. Graduated Lakeland slate roofs; one stack rebuilt in brick.

South elevation: Each part has end pilasters and coped gabled with moulded kneelers. House 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Central porch with shaped gable. Vertical-panelled door in moulded surround, with flat-pointed head and chamfered loop over, flanked by sunk panels; 4-pane casement in left return. Paired 12-pane sash windows in raised chamfered surrounds. Right end stack has 3 octagonal shafts with moulded caps; left end stack rebuilt on old base. Left return shows earlier masonry and blocked chamfered window to 1st floor. Outbuilding set back to left 1 storey, 2 bays. 4-pane sash to right; chamfered loops. South-west range projects from left bay and has gable end with boarded, door under stepped triangular head, and lancet above; stepped and banded ridge stack. 2 part-slatted windows on left return. Left end of outbuilding has window flanked by chamfered loops with lancet over.

Outbuilding range set back to right in 2 sections; left part 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Central boarded door under flat-pointed head, part-slatted windows. Right part 1 storey 2 bays; similar door with small window on left. All openings in raised chamfered surrounds.

Interior: house has axial wall (front wall of C17 building) 0.85 metre thick.

Formerly known as Reivereins. Part of Clayton (Chesters). Estate in the C19.

Listing NGR: NY9207467860

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
239796
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/14651/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Hogg. Source Historic England Archive
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