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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1024934



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-May-1981

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304442

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NZ 26NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CASTLE FARM ROAD (south side) 9/137 8/5/81 Castle Farmhouse


Folly, later farmhouse. Late C18. Coursed squared sandstone with irregular large quoins and ashlar dressings; rendered rear addition; Welsh slate roof. 3½ storeys, 2 bays . Gothic style. 4-light wood mullioned-and-transomed window at left; at right recessed segmental-headed arch containing tripartite stone-mullioned window and lunette with wood mullions and transoms; small casement with chamfered surround above. Battlemented parapet. Jagged wall breaks forward at right with lower battlemented wall extending in line with house. Entrance in left return: gabled porch with stone arch and wood seats; boarded door. Chamfered surrounds to 2 square windows on 2 upper floors and a blind panel below pent roof; monopitch roof slopes down from battlemented front. Interior shows one late C18 chimney piece with cast iron grate and one C19 also with iron grate. Historical note: this property belonged to Dr. Headlam, who lived in Jesmond Dene House across the valley. It was known as Heaton High Laws Farm, then as Knox's Farm.

Listing NGR: NZ2550267442

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National Grid Reference: NZ 25502 67442


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