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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: 1042992



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Allendale

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Aug-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 240122

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8/2 Burnlaw Farmhouse


House, C16 or early C17 bastle remodelled and extended later C17, extended C18, altered C19. Main block rubble with large quoins, extensions rubble, stone dressings, partly rendered. Slate roofs, fish-scale on main block. Front elevation; main block 2 storeys and attics, 3 windows. Central door with dressed stone surround; 16-pane sash windows with slightly projecting sills, except for window above door which is altered 2-light mullioned window. Small attic window beneath eaves has chamfered stone surround. Remains of several blocked mullioned windows. One-bay left extension has 2-light windows with square-section mullions and doorway with wave-moulded jambs and head. Second extension to left has door with alternating jambs; altered windows, some with remains of chamfered surrounds. Ashlar end chimneys, the outer ones corniced, that at junction stepped. Rendered right return has central blocked round-headed door from original bastle house; various C20 windows. Rear wing, 3 storeys and attic. Ground floor doorway has flattened Tudor arch in square frame, lintel inscribed 'T.S. 1662'; and altered 2-light mullioned window. On 1st floor 2 2-light mullioned windows with Cl9 leaded lights and coloured glass margins; two small chamfered- surround windows above. Ramm, McDowall and Mercer, 'Shielings and Bastles' HMSO 1970, p.80.

Listing NGR: NY7909557494

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ramm, H G , Shielings and Bastles, (1970), 80

National Grid Reference: NY 79095 57494


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