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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: 1302546



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Simonburn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 240818

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SIMONBURN FOLLY LANE NY 87 SE (South side) 9/134 Kirkshield II

House formerly incorporating barn. Dated 1775 on door lintel. Said to have been built as a shooting lodge for Rev. James Scott. Squared rubble and dressings; Welsh slate roof and stone chimney. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Off-centre replaced door behind unsympathetic C20 porch. Door lintel inscribed JAMES SCOTT STP 1775. Scattered replaced sashes and casements. Pitched roof. Returns with horizontal parapets rise above eaves to height of ridge. Right return has blocked breathers and is surmounted by 3 squat crocketed pinnacles (the centre one taller). Left return has four 12-pane sashes in pointed openings; similar blind window above; central stack flanked by identical pinnacles. Single-storey range at right-angles on right front bay and rear additions are not of special interest. Prominent landscape feature.

Listing NGR: NY8510672768

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National Grid Reference: NY 85106 72768


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