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Latitude: 55.2207 / 55°13'14"N
Longitude: -1.537 / 1°32'13"W
OS Eastings: 429554
OS Northings: 591927
OS Grid: NZ295919
Mapcode National: GBR K8Q2.1B
Mapcode Global: WHC2M.C1BK
Entry Name: Farmbuildings and Yard Walls to North of Home Farm
Listing Date: 18 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042145
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238150
Location: Cresswell, Northumberland, NE61
Civil Parish: Cresswell
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Cresswell and Lynemouth
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
CRESSWELL CRESSWELL HOME FARM
NZ 29 SE
8/5 Farmbuildings and yard
walls to north of
Planned farmbuildings, c.1830. Squared tooled stone with ashlar dressings; slate
roofs. Ranges around yard, open to south; yard divided into four, with central
detached loose box. North range in 3 parts: central barn 2 storeys, 3 wide bays;
central segmental arch flanked by slit vents; 3 windows above. Slightly-recessed
lower 2-storey side sections,each with 4-bay arcades; 7 windows above. Barn
interior shows flights of stone steps flanking central arch in north wall. West
range 1 storey, 8 bays; stable door in bay 2 to former smithy, boarded doors,
stepped and corniced brick ridge stack with ashlar dressings. East range 1 storey,
6 bays; boarded door and double doors. To rear pent shelter shed has 8 open bays
with round columns and timber lintels, linked at north to stable (q.v.). Loose
box has gabled front with double doors under segmental arch; yard walls with
monolithic gate piers, gabled coping and stone feeding troughs on internal faces.
Front wall recessed to right with pair of stone drinking troughs.
Rear elevation: central gable of projecting threshing barn with 2 tiers of 3
slit vents. Set back to right engine house with tower combining dovecote and
chimney; 3 stages, raised quoins, broad chamfered setback above first stage and
moulded strings above upper stages. External stone stair to 1st floor door; on
third stage 3 pigeon openings above an alighting band on each face. Interior
shows nesting boxes and internal stack.
All openings (except of the loose box) have raised and chamfered stone surrounds,
the doorways with alternating-block jambs and the windows with extended sills
and lintels; this includes the slit vents. Coped gables with kneelers, moulded
A high-quality group of buildings, the dovecote/chimney especially unusual.
Partly derelict at the time of survey, some parts roofless.
Listing NGR: NZ2955491927
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