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Statutory Address:

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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland
National Grid Reference:
NU 16070 04984


NEWTON-ON-THE-MOOR NEWTON GREENS NU 10 SE 6/183 Newton Greens Farmhouse II

Bastle house. Late C16 or early C17, altered 1668 and again in C18 and C19; rear wing added and east end rebuilt; south elevation remodelled 1889. Large rubble on boulder plinth, heightened in square tooled stone; 1889 parts have tooled ashlar dressings. Pantiles to front roof slope, Welsh slates to rear, asbestos sheets on outshut. 2 stacks rebuilt in brick. T-plan; front block c.17 x 6.5 metres.

2 storeys, 3 bays; roughly-shaped bastle quoins to left and tooled C19 quoins to right. Centre bay has 5-panel door in chamfered surround with flat-pointed head, dated 1889, sharing common hoodmould with 4-pane casement immediately F to left; above is a re-set lintel inscribed M M 1668 and, to left, jambs of original upper door. 8-pane Yorkshire sash windows in chamfered surrounds; end bay ground-floor windows with hoodmoulds, 1st floor under blind slits in gabled half dormers. End gables and dormers coped on moulded kneelers. Stepped-and-corniced left end stack, rebuilt stepped-and-banded right end stack.

Right return shows 8-pane casement with 8-pane Yorkshire sash over, in 1889 surrounds. Left return shows C18 pent outshut, with 8-pane casement set in former doorway with timber lintel; reverse-stepped coping to ends. Rear elevation shows blocked slit vent to bastle byre on right of wing, with blocked window above.

Interior largely late C19; bastle walls 1.0 metre thick.

Attached farm buildings to rear are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU1607004984


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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: 10 Jul 2007
Reference: IOE01/16543/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Spence. Source Historic England Archive
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