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Bothal Castle Welbeck Estate Office and Attached Outbuildings Around Stable Yard, Ashington

Description: Bothal Castle Welbeck Estate Office and Attached Outbuildings Around Stable Yard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235951

OS Grid Reference: NZ2396886535
OS Grid Coordinates: 423968, 586535
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1725, -1.6252

Locality: Ashington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 6SW

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Listing Text

NZ 2386 (West side)

7/81 Bothal Castle:
Welbeck Estate
Office and attached
outbuildings around
stable yard

Outbuildings, c.1858, incorporating some medieval walling. Tooled stone with
tooled-and-margined quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roofs. Embattled screen
wall runs north from west end of C19 wing attached to castle gatehouse, returning
east and then south; various outbuildings back onto wall: flat-roofed single-
storey office adjacent to wing, L-plan stable block at north-west corner; lower
wall with arched coping links small gabled building with east end of stable.
Boarded doors and double doors, 1- and 2-light windows with small-paned

Medieval masonry is visible externally on the western screen wall; the stable
yard perpetuates the 'Yethouse Court' described in an account of the castle
in 'The Booke of Bothoole Baronye' (1576); the Ogle tower stood at its north-
west corner.

'Bothal Observed', R. Bibby. Frank Graham, 1973.

Listing NGR: NZ2396686536

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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