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West Ditchburn Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglingham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.48 / 55°28'48"N

Longitude: -1.7953 / 1°47'42"W

OS Eastings: 413037

OS Northings: 620706

OS Grid: NU130207

Mapcode National: GBR H5X2.3D

Mapcode Global: WHC14.DJB9

Plus Code: 9C7WF6J3+2V

Entry Name: West Ditchburn Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041980

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236529

Location: Eglingham, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Eglingham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Eglingham St Maurice

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NU 12 SW
2/186 West Ditchburn

House, largely mid-C18 perhaps incorporating earlier fabric; 2nd floor removed
c.1965. Squared stone with tooled quoins and dressings; C20 concrete-tile
roof and brick end stacks. South elevation 2 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical.
Plinth, rusticated quoins. Central half-glazed 4-panel door in architrave
with pulvinated frieze and cornice; 4-pane sash windows in raised stone
surrounds. Rear elevation shows 12-pane sash windows, including arched stair
window with old moulded glazing bars and surround with keystone and imposts;
to left of stair window Newcastle Fire Company plaque.

Interior: Fielded-panel doors, panelled shutters. Open-well stair with
turned balusters, moulded newels, moulded ramped and wreathed handrail, and
shaped tread ends. Arches with keyed and panelled archivolts to lobbies at
head and foot of stair.

Two 1769 datestones (with initials/names Rich. & Eliz. Carr) on farmbuildings
north-east of the house probably relate to its construction or remodelling.

Listing NGR: NU1303720706

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