BANTAM FOLLY, APPROX 200 YARDS WEST OF BELSAY CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1152975
Date first listed:
22-Aug-1986
Statutory Address:
BANTAM FOLLY, APPROX 200 YARDS WEST OF BELSAY CASTLE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BANTAM FOLLY, APPROX 200 YARDS WEST OF BELSAY CASTLE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Belsay
National Grid Reference:
NZ 08066 78589

Details

BELSAY BELSAY NZ 0878

26/11 Bantam Folly, approx 200 yards west of Belsay Castle

GV II

Farm buildings. c.1757 for Sir William Middleton. Ashlar with stone slate and asbestos roofs. Gothick style. A ferme ornée. 9 bays in five sections: 1:3:1: 3:1.

1-bay end pavilions have boarded doors in architraves. Gabled roofs with flat coping and kneelers. Pavilion to left has stone slate roof, that to right is roofless.

Central section has 7 segmental arches with keystones. All are now blocked up and have boarded doors set in. The central arch is wider with a tall castellated dovecote tower above. It has a large quatrefoil with moulded surround, formerly the entry to the dovecote but now blocked up; and it once had a spire.

Interior of dovecote has many brick nesting boxes.

Belsay: English Heritage : HBMC : 1984.

Listing NGR: NZ0807378590

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
238498
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Belsay, (1984)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Sep 2003
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