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Little Ryle Farmhouse, Alnham

Description: Little Ryle Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 236093

OS Grid Reference: NU0198411098
OS Grid Coordinates: 401984, 611098
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3938, -1.9702

Location: Little Ryle, Alnham, Northumberland NE66 4TQ

Locality: Alnham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 4TQ

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Listing Text

NU 01 SW
9/7 Little Ryle Farmhouse

Bastle house. Late C16 - early C17 with C19 additions. Original part random
rubble,the rest dressed stone. Welsh slate roofs.
2-storey bastlehouse with lower addition on west and single lean-to additions
on east and north.

Bastle: Probably original ground-floor doorway in middle of long north wall, i.e.
within later lean-to. Blocked original 1st-floor doorway above has segmental-
arched head. Also two blocked 2-light mullioned windows and one sash window in
a similar frame. To right of upper door is a patch of disturbed walling of
concave shape, perhaps evidence of a removed projecting staircase turret.

South side, partly rebuilt in C19 has 6-flush-panelled door and C19 sash windows.

On east gable two blocked 2-light mullioned windows on 1st floor.

C19 addition has 12-pane sashes.

Interior: Walls 5 ft. thick. Barrel-vaulted ground floor, the vault broken in
centre for insertion of C19 staircase.

One ground-floor room has early C18 panelling and fireplace, moulded dado rail
and internal shutters.

On 1st floor, a stone C17 fireplace with Tudor-arched lintel and moulded surround.

Shielings and Bastles: Ramm, McDowell, Mercer. HMSO 1970.

Listing NGR: NU0198411098

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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