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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: 1042986



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District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-May-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 240105

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WALL FALLOWFIELD NY 96 NW 4/346 Fallowfield House and outbuilding to west


House. C17 remodelled mid-C18; internal alterations and rear wing 1928. Coursed rubble, large on lower floors, with dressings; Welsh slate roof, stone slates on outbuilding, white brick stacks. South elevation 3 storeys, 4 irregular bays. 3 steps to glazed door in bay 2; tripartite sashes to lower floors except for 12-pane sashes above door and on 2nd floor. All windows renewed; all openings to lower floors in raised stone surrounds; 2nd floor windows in flush surrounds. Coped gables with moulded kneelers; end and ridge stacks rebuilt on old bases. Single-storey 2-bay outbuilding:at right a boarded door in moulded surround with cusped panels in spandrels of flattened triangular head; and chamfered 3-light mullioned window; at left a margined sash. Rebuilt ridge stack. Left return of house shows projecting stepped stack flanked by 12-pane sashes to 2nd floor, and right oval attic light cut in one stone. Right return and rear show 2- and 3-light mullioned windows, some with hoodmoulds, including 3-light transomed stair window; some possibly re-set. Rear wing with 12-pane sashes links to former outbuilding of c.1800, which shows 2 boarded doors in alternating-block surrounds.

Interior: western ground floor room has large 4-centred arched fireplace with contemporary foliate plaster bosses at rear (c.f. Ovingham Old Vicarage). Eastern room has 2 fireplaces with moulded lintels harried on corbels, and good C17 panelling; doorway to stair with 4-centred arch and hoodmould. Open-well stair with closed string, barley-sugar balusters and moulded ramped handrail, the newels consisting of groups of 4 balusters. Panelling and stair are said to have been brought from Dilston Hall, in the mid-C18. Another 4-centred doorway at 1st floor level; roof has principal-rafter collared trusses with carpenters' marks.

Interior of outbuilding, reputedly a chapel, shows arched recess (now in lavatory) said to be piscina. At west end an C18 fireplace with shouldered lintel, domed recess for set pot and circular cast iron oven door.

Listing NGR: NY9297268442

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National Grid Reference: NY 92972 68442


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