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Castle Farmhouse, Whittingham

Description: Castle Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236236

OS Grid Reference: NU0715211873
OS Grid Coordinates: 407152, 611873
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4008, -1.8886

Location: Callaly Road, Whittingham, Northumberland NE66 4SH

Locality: Whittingham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 4SH

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Listing Text

NU 0611-0711
25/151 Castle Farmhouse


Farm house, formerly part of the Castle Inn, a coaching inn. Early C18
incorporating earlier core. Mid C18 extension to rear. Re-roofed 1863.

Squared stone, c.36 inches thick on front wall ground and 1st floors. Thick
walling also on right gable end. Welsh slate roof, renewed brick chimneys.
Mid C18 brick extension to rear in irregular bond.

2½ storeys, 5 bays.

Central 6-panel door in chamfered raised surround with stone cornice hood on
later stone brackets. Sash windows, those on ground floor in raised stone
surrounds, those above in architraves. Concave cornice. Gabled roof, though
roof marks on adjoining Castle Inn (q.v.) and also inside, reveal that there
was formerly a double span roof. Gablet over centre bay dated 1863 with the
Ravensworth crest.

To rear small blocked windows, probably C17. Projecting single-storey, 1-bay
addition with pantiled roof and tumbled-in brickwork in the gable.

Interior has early C18 staircase with turned balusters and ramped and wreathed
handrail. Also many 2-panel doors.

Listing NGR: NU0715211873

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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