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Kenton Bankfoot, Bullock Steads Farmhouse

Kenton Bankfoot


Agriculture and Subsistence



Post Medieval


Extant Building

A converted set of farm buildings and house, dating from the late 18th century with 19th century additions and alterations, demonstrating the use of brick as the prominent visual material and stone on the hidden elevations. It comprises a farmhouse, barns, byres and former cottage in 3 adjoining blocks around three sides of a central yard. The house is of 2 storeys, built in brick with a slate roof and 2 new brick chimneys. There is an earlier and lower 2 storeyed wing at rear, with horizontal sliding sash windows. The barns are of similar brickwork to the house, but there is are also some earlier brick-built 2 storeyed buildings with 7 segmental arches on the ground floor, with 2 hay loft doors above. The south east block is of stone, with a new slate roof and a former brick-built cottage at its south end. LISTED GRADE 2




<< HER 1934 >> Dept. of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, Aug-65 I. Ayris & S.M. Linsley, 1994, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Tyne and Wear, p 62

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