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Butterknowes Farmhouse, Brinkburn

Description: Butterknowes Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236751

OS Grid Reference: NZ0913399168
OS Grid Coordinates: 409133, 599168
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2866, -1.8577

Location: Brinkburn, Northumberland NE65 8JF

Locality: Brinkburn
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 8JF

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Listing Text

NZ 09 NE
9/82 Butterknowes

Bastle, late C16 or early C17; extended and refronted c.1800; rear wing and
outshut second quarter of C19. Original parts heavy rubble; extension,
porch and front wall squared stone; C19 parts squared stone with tooled-and-
margined dressings. Welsh slate roof.

2 storeys, 1 + 2 bays. Right part has 4-pane sash windows, in chamfered
surrounds, with slightly-projecting sills. Coped gables with stepped-and-
banded end stacks. c.1800 left part, slightly set back, has renewed door in
chamfered surround on left return of projecting porch with 6-pore casement
and gable slit in front wall; windows, to left of porch, similar to right
part. Coped left gable with stepped-and-banded end stack; 4-pore sash on
left return. Rear elevation shows original bastle masonry above outshut
with part-latticed window; to left is projecting wing of 2 low storeys with
hip-ended roof.

Interior: North and west walls of bastle 1.20 metres thick. life east end
wall, where by analogy with Brinkheugh and Thropton bastles one would expect
to find both byre and upper doorways, is not exposed.

Listing NGR: NZ0913399168

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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