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Lookout Farmhouse with Attached Outbuilding to West

A Grade II Listed Building in Seaton Valley, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0847 / 55°5'4"N

Longitude: -1.4889 / 1°29'20"W

OS Eastings: 432721

OS Northings: 576810

OS Grid: NZ327768

Mapcode National: GBR L91N.F2

Mapcode Global: WHD4C.3G7C

Entry Name: Lookout Farmhouse with Attached Outbuilding to West

Listing Date: 15 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154820

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236033

Location: Seaton Valley, Northumberland, NE26

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Seaton Valley

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Delaval Our Lady

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 3276
(North side)
The Avenue
13/69 Lookout Farmhouse
with attached
outbuilding to west
House, C17 heightened and remodelled in mid-C18, rear wing heightened in late
C19. Front squared stone with tooled dressings, returns and outbuildings rubble,
rear wing partly snecked stone; blue slate roof. L plan. 2 storeys, 3 bays,
symmetrical. Central flush-panelled door with 2-pane overlight in C19 raised
stone surround with pilasters and cornice. 12-pane sash windows, the lower in
inserted stone surrounds. Stepped and banded end stacks. Returns show stepped
gables which have pedimented raised centre-piece showing blind lunette above
band. Right return shows 2 small attic windows below band; to right is rear
wing with one ground-floor 12-pane sash set in double-chamfered surround of C17
mullioned window.

Outbuilding to left of house shows coped left gable; boarded door and double
doors, under timber lintels, at rear.

The stepped pedimented gables (c.f. also The Delaval Arms, Hartley) show the
influence of Vanbrugh's style at Seaton Delaval Hall.

Listing NGR: NZ3272176810

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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