FARMHOUSE AND ADJACENT OUTBUILDINGS AT THE NORTHERN FARM, OLD TOWN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1154572

Date first listed: 23-Aug-1985

Statutory Address: FARMHOUSE AND ADJACENT OUTBUILDINGS AT THE NORTHERN FARM, OLD TOWN, COLLIERY LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: FARMHOUSE AND ADJACENT OUTBUILDINGS AT THE NORTHERN FARM, OLD TOWN, COLLIERY LANE

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Allendale

National Grid Reference: NY 81427 58210

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History

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Details

NY 85 NW ALLENDALE COLLIERY LANE (East side)

9/61 Farmhouse and adjacent outbuildings at the northern farm, Old Town II

Range of bastle houses, late C16 or early C17, central section (the present house) rebuilt early Cl9. House rubble with ashlar dressings, east bastle large rubble, west bastle cyclopean rubble; slate roofs. House 2 storeys, 2 wide bays. Central projecting porch has door with 5 round-headed panels under overlight, and open pedimented gable with heavy moulded kneelers. Left bay has 16-pane sashes in moulded boxes, right bay has ground floor paired casement in lugged raised stone surround with stop chamfers, 16-pane sash in raised stone surround above. Left end stack ashlar, right end stack rendered. Bastle to left 2 storeys, 2 bays, irregular; wall largely rebuilt with various openings including 9-pane fixed window. Bastle to right 2 storeys, 2 bays, irregular, much-patched wall with small windows. Right return, within later outbuilding, shows central byre entrance of bastle with monolithic triangular head. Left return shows central byre entrance with chamfered jambs and lintel. Rear elevation of house rendered, long rear wing not of interest. Bastle to left has boarded door and 9-pane fixed window above, with to left at mid-height a heavy stone spout. Bastle to right has inserted cart entrance; wall rebuilt above first floor level. Ramm, McDowall. and Mercer 'Shielings and Bastles' HMSO 1970, 81.

Listing NGR: NY8142758210

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Legacy System number: 240181

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Sources

Books and journals
Ramm, H G , Shielings and Bastles, (1970), 81

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