BOCKENFIELD FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1371020
Date first listed:
18-Dec-1985
Statutory Address:
BOCKENFIELD FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BOCKENFIELD FARMHOUSE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Thirston
National Grid Reference:
NZ 17915 97828

Details

THIRSTON BOCKENFIELD NZ 19 NE Bockenfield 4/59 Farmhouse II* House, c.1660 by Robert Trollope for the Heron family, incorporating earlier fabric, C19 rear outshut. Front squared stone with dressings, returns large rubble; slate roof. 2 storeys on cellars, 4 bays. Chamfered plinth; end bays flanked by rusticated pilaster buttresses with pineapple finials just below eaves. Central flush-panelled double doors in moulded flat-pointed arch flanked by detached barley-sugar columns carrying pedimented entablature with Heron arms. Above this a blocked circular window in cable-moulded surround, surmounted by raised lozenge-shaped block. Blocked 2-light mullioned cellar windows now partly buried. Three-light transomed windows with raised cable- moulded surrounds to ground floor bay 2, bay 3 and 1st floor bay 4; varied glazing. Other windows altered; that to ground floor bay 4 has C17 fireplace re-used as surround. Coped gables; stepped and corniced end stacks. Returns show earlier walling and blocked square chamfered windows to 1st floor. Interior; dog-leg stair with closed string, column balusters and plain domed handrail. Blocked 2-light mullioned window to stair.

Listing NGR: NZ1791597828

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
238197
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 11 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/09683/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gordon Dixon. Source Historic England Archive
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