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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
Entry Name: Merry Shiels Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings
Listing Date: 5 September 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1044909
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239600
Location: Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland, NE19
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
NZ 08 SW KIRKWHELPINGTON B6342
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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