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Low Barmston Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Washington East, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.9037 / 54°54'13"N

Longitude: -1.4753 / 1°28'31"W

OS Eastings: 433743

OS Northings: 556682

OS Grid: NZ337566

Mapcode National: GBR LC4Q.DY

Mapcode Global: WHD5B.90QK

Entry Name: Low Barmston Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299800

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303237

Location: Sunderland, NE38

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Washington East

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Washington

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

Low Barmston Farmhouse


Large farmhouse. Circa 1840. Snecked rubble sandstone with plinth. Large quoins,
crow-stepped gable ends, some ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roofs with corniced
ashlar stacks. Irregular plan, baronial style. 2 storeys, 3 bays and set back
left bay. The 2 gabled right bays project, the central one farther; this is
half-octagonal on first floor, corbelled out above and sloped out below. Sash
windows with glazing bars in tooled stone surrounds. 4-panelled door in corniced
surround raised in centre to hold blank shields. First L-shaped wing runs forward
from left bay and is linked by yard wall to lean-to in inner return angle.
Small round-headed windows in one-storey part and in central gable end. 3-bay
garden front blank at first floor centre.

Listing NGR: NZ3374356682

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

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