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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NY 82817 54498



15/114 Wooley Farmhouse


House, probably early C16 with C17 extension and later alterations. Rubble with stone dressings, stone slate roof, stone gable and ridge stacks. Linear plan, original through-passage entry, perhaps a longhouse. 1 storey with attic, 2 storeys to right of door. C20 door left of centre with renewed chamfered jambs and weathered lintel said to have carried '1611' date. To left of door a 3-light chamfered mullioned window to ground floor and a 12- pane horizontal sliding sash to attic. To right of door a 9-pane fixed stair window in chamfered surround. Former door, with chamfered surround and flattened triangular head cut in monolithic lintel, blocked and C20 window inserted. One ground floor C20 window and 2 others above. To left, slightly set-back C17 extension with C20 ground floor window. Left return has blocked 1st floor loop and corbel for earlier chimney. Right gable rendered, altered ground floor door. Rear elevation has blocked doorway with window inserted as on front and various blocked openings, including byre ventilation loops to left of door. Interior much altered. Good quality 5-bay roof has principal-rafter trusses with collars, stone slates secured with sheep bones, and some evidence of a former stack to the left of the through passage. Probably the earliest surviving domestic building in Allendale.

Listing NGR: NY8281754498


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

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Date: 21 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08555/23
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