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The Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Acomb, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9926 / 54°59'33"N

Longitude: -2.1083 / 2°6'30"W

OS Eastings: 393165

OS Northings: 566455

OS Grid: NY931664

Mapcode National: GBR FBQQ.B2

Mapcode Global: WHB25.LR7Y

Plus Code: 9C6VXVVR+3M

Entry Name: The Barracks

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239781

Location: Acomb, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Acomb

Built-Up Area: Acomb

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: St John Lee

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NY 9366 (South side)

18/21 The Barracks


House, formerly a pair, dated 1730 with initials J:F on door lintel, refenestrated
c.1900. 3 storeys, 4 narrow bays, irregular. Coursed large rubble, rendered
in front, with cut dressings; Welsh slate roof with brick end stacks (one
rendered). Central pair of 4-panel doors in chamfered surrounds, the left with
dated lintel. Sash windows (upper leaf 6-pane, lower 2-pane or plate-glass),
paired on ground floor left, with cut lintels and sills. Raised reverse-stepped
gable coping.

Right return shows partly-blocked chamfered doorway and blocked 2nd floor window
in stone surround. Similar doorway to right in 2-storey rear wing; another to

Interior: chamfered doorway in cross wall, some original fireplaces.

Said to derive its name from being used as lodgings for local lead miners,
listed partly for historic value.

Listing NGR: NY9316566455

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