RIDING FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154347
Date first listed:
24-May-1988
Statutory Address:
RIDING FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDINGS, ST JOHN LEE

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Location

Statutory Address:
RIDING FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDINGS, ST JOHN LEE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Acomb
National Grid Reference:
NY 93498 65917

Details

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

GV II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
239813
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: IOE01/14651/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Hogg. Source Historic England Archive
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