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Merry Shiels Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1251 / 55°7'30"N

Longitude: -2.0008 / 2°0'2"W

OS Eastings: 400046

OS Northings: 581192

OS Grid: NZ000811

Mapcode National: GBR G9G5.ML

Mapcode Global: WHB1N.7FHV

Plus Code: 9C7V4XGX+2M

Entry Name: Merry Shiels Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings

Listing Date: 5 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044909

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239600

Location: Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Kirkwhelpington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Kirkwhelpington with Kirkharle and Kirkheaton

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Merry Shiels farmhouse
8/65 and attached

Planned farmstead. Early C19. Dressed stone with Welsh slate roof.

3 symmetrical ranges round a courtyard.

North range has 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse with attached single-storey, 1-bay
byres. House has C20 door with overlight. 4-pane sash windows with moulded
reveals. Gabled roof with overlapping coping and two end stacks. Byre on
right has plank door. Byre on left now a garage. Flanking these are short
walls, each with a plank door, linking north range to projecting single-storey

East range has 6 elliptical arches to shelter sheds, 3 now blocked. Right of
these a former 2-bay cottage, now storage with door and window in alternating-
block surround. Hipped roof with square corniced ridge stack to cottage.

West range is byre and stable. 3 plank doors and two ½-slatted windows. Blocked
elliptical arch to former cart shed on left. Hipped roof.

Listing NGR: NZ0004681192

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