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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1154347



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Acomb

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-May-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239813

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ACOMB ST JOHN LEE NY 9365 20/52 Riding Farmhouse and attached outbuildings


House, dated 1834; outbuilding to left mid-C19, dairy to right c.1900. House roughly-squared stone with tooled-and-margined front and dressings; Welsh slate roof. Outbuilding roughly-squared stone with Welsh slate roof. Dairy rough- faced stone with tooled-and-margined dressings, wooden loggia; Lakeland slate roof with ornamental red tile ridge to gablet over entrance.

West elevation: House, 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Raised quoins. Central flush-panelled door under patterned overlight, in raised stone surround; 12-pane sash windows with slightly-projecting sills. Coped gables with stepped end stacks. To left tall wall, with arched coping and small casement, fronts the pent outbuilding and links to farm buildings (q.v.).

Right return shows projecting semi-octagonal dairy, in surrounding 9-bay loggia with square piers and arched braces. Gablet with bargeboards over central entrance; double half-glazed doors in projecting chamfered surround, flanked by 2-light chamfered mullioned windows. Similar 3-light windows in flanking sections, all leaded latticed and margined casements with cloudy yellow glass. Canted hipped roof.

Rear elevation of house shows flush-panelled door under raised shield-shaped tablet bearing date and initials T.D.; and 12-pane sash stair window with radial glazing in round-arched head.

Interior: early C19 furnishings and fittings, notably in kitchen. Interior of dairy divided into 2 octagonal rooms,lined in white glazed brick, one with marble shelves, floor and central fountain; boarded ceilings with central traceried vents.

Listing NGR: NY9349865917

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National Grid Reference: NY 93498 65917


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