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Latitude: 55.1441 / 55°8'38"N
Longitude: -1.5817 / 1°34'54"W
OS Eastings: 426762
OS Northings: 583384
OS Grid: NZ267833
Mapcode National: GBR K8DY.CS
Mapcode Global: WHC2S.PY0V
Entry Name: Sleekburn Cottage Farmhouse
Listing Date: 18 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1153249
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235922
Location: Choppington, Northumberland, NE22
Civil Parish: North Bedlington
Built-Up Area: Bedlington
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Choppington St Paul the Apostle
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
BEDLINGTON BARRINGTON ROAD
NZ 28 SE NZ 268834 (North side)
5/51 Sleekburn Cottage
House as lodge, c.1800. Squared tooled stone with ashlar door surround; Welsh
slate roof with rebuilt brick stacks. Gothick style. 1 storey + attic, 3 bays;
open-pedimented central bay set slightly forward with flush-panelled door and
triple-arched overlight in surround with stepped pilasters and hood, flanked by
blind windows with pointed arches, with blank quatrefoil above. End bays have
4-pane sash windows with slightly-projecting sills. Coped gables; end stacks
rebuilt on old bases. Returns show low-pitched gables with coping returned on
deep footstones, with 3 windows to ground floor and one, centrally placed, to
attic bedroom; one ground-floor window blocked on each return.
Interior: Ground floor has 6-paneldoors and folding panelled shutters;
contemporary panelled fireplace in sitting room. Dogleg open-string stair with
stick balusters, moulded newels and ramped moulded handrail. 4-panel doors to
bedrooms; collar-beam roof trusses with purlins secured by tusk tenons.
Domestic accommodation now extended into adjacent Farmbuildings range (q.v.).
Listing NGR: NZ2676283384
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