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Townhead Farmhouse and Adjacent Outbuilding to North-West

A Grade II Listed Building in Netherwitton, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2047 / 55°12'17"N

Longitude: -1.7933 / 1°47'35"W

OS Eastings: 413254

OS Northings: 590073

OS Grid: NZ132900

Mapcode National: GBR H8X8.K1

Mapcode Global: WHC2H.FF9T

Plus Code: 9C7W6634+VM

Entry Name: Townhead Farmhouse and Adjacent Outbuilding to North-West

Listing Date: 30 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238384

Location: Netherwitton, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Netherwitton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Longhorsley St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NZ 19 SW NZ 133901

Townhead Farmhouse and
adjacent outbuilding
to north-west


House. Eastern block late C17, outshut and first western extension probably
early C18, the latter remodelled and kitchen block added early C19; second
western extension mid C19. Stone with dressings; slate roofs. South front
in 3 parts: 2-storey, 2-bay left section of squared tooled stone with tooled-
and-margined quoins and dressings. 6-panel door in 2nd bay, 6-pane sash windows
with slightly-projecting sills; all openings in alternating-block surrounds.
Coped gables, stepped rendered end stacks. Set back to left, single-storey
outbuilding with reverse-stepped gable. Middle slightly lower 2-storey section
of tooled roughly-squared stone. Blocked door in 2nd bay with 12-pane sash
window inserted; similar windows in left bay have tooled and margined lintels;
stone right end stack. Right section 1 1/2 storeys, 3 bays, rubble with roughly-
shaped quoins. Right 16-pane fixed window in former door opening, left 12-pane
Yorkshire sash and tiny 4-pane stair window. 2 slatted windows beneath eaves,
C20 dormer. Right return shows reverse-stepped gable above roof of adjacent barn
(q.v). Rear elevation: added kitchen block shows Yorkshire sashes, outshut to
left has Yorkshire sash and old fixed windows.

Interior: eastern section retains heavy transverse ceiling beams, stair against
former west wall, stud-and-daub partition at lst floor level and old collar-beam
roof trusses. Centre and western sections have C19 fittings including panelled

Listing NGR: NZ1325490073

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