MAIN GROUP OF FARMBUILDINGS, TO NORTH-WEST OF THORNBROUGH HIGH BARNS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1155478
Date first listed:
24-May-1988
Statutory Address:
MAIN GROUP OF FARMBUILDINGS, TO NORTH-WEST OF THORNBROUGH HIGH BARNS FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MAIN GROUP OF FARMBUILDINGS, TO NORTH-WEST OF THORNBROUGH HIGH BARNS FARMHOUSE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Corbridge
National Grid Reference:
NZ 01701 65432

Details

CORBRIDGE THORNBROUGH NZ 06 NW NZ 017654 6/206 Main group of farm buildings, to north- west of Thornbrough High Barns Farmhouse

II

Planned farm buildings, 1816 with same late C19 alteration. Coursed rubble with dressings; Welsh slate roofs except for stone slates on barn and C20 grey tiles on east range. Single-storey ranges round yard open to south, with 2-storey barn running back from centre of north range; later Dutch barn in centre of yard links with loose box to south. North range has 2 boarded doors in alternating-block surrounds in central gable end of barn, with 4 segment-headed arches (one removed by later cart door; some blocked) to either side. Flanking ranges have boarded doors, some part-slatted windows and some later openings. 5-bay Dutch barn has cast iron piers doubled to give extra height; loose box has boarded doors and hipped roof. Barn to rear of north range shows scar of removed gingang on west and 3 tiers of slit vents in north gable end. To left of barn, two shorter single-storey gabled projections with boarded double doors, right under segmental arch, left under timber lintel. Contemporary pent pigsty between former range and barn. To rear of east range, 4 boarded doors and part-slatted windows; to rear of west range, arcade of 4 segmental arches, some blocked and one partly concealed by C20 wing of cottage. Altered cottage at end of west range not of interest.

Listed partly for historical interest; the earliest of the Greenwich Hospital planned farms for which a surviving plan is known (Greenwich Hospital Visitations).

Listing NGR: NZ0170165432

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
239967
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.

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