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Elyhaugh Farmhouse, Thirston

Description: Elyhaugh Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236771

OS Grid Reference: NZ1585099743
OS Grid Coordinates: 415850, 599743
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2916, -1.7519

Location: Felton, Northumberland NE65 8BE

Locality: Thirston
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 8BE

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Listing Text

NZ 19 NE
11/102 Elyhaugh Farmhouse

House, dated 1732 on door surround, for Thomas and Elizabeth Lisle; rear wing
late C18 or early C19, extended and altered late C19 or early C20. Front
squared stone, other elevations rubble except for snecked stone extensions;
front slope of roof red tiles, other parts Welsh slate; stacks rebuilt in

South elevation 2 storeys, 2 + 1 + 2 bays, symmetrical. Chamfered plinth,
rusticated quoins, lst-floor sill band. Central part-glazed flush-panelled
door in bolection-moulded surround, the moulding arched over a lintel panel
with the arms of Lisle impaling Lisle and the date 1732; cornice on moulded
brackets. Renewed 12-pane sash windows in moulded surrounds; each opening
has a segmental floating pediment. Roof eaves overhang returns; end stacks.
Left return: gable end of front block shows band and 3 small chamfered
windows, one blocked but retaining old iron bars. Right return shows 2
similar windows, one blocked; set back to right is rear wing with arched
stair window.

Interior: Ground floor east room has contemporary panelling with fluted
pilasters flanking the fireplace and domed cupboard with shell head and
shaped shelves; egg-and-dart cornice. Panelled arch with keyblock to rear
wing. Dog-leg open-string stair with stick balusters, moulded ramped
handrail and moulded newels. Panelled arch on stairhead. Old collar-beam
roof trusses.

Listing NGR: NZ1585099743

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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