Description: Newton Greens Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236852
OS Grid Reference: NU1607004984
OS Grid Coordinates: 416070, 604984
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3386, -1.7482
NEWTON-ON-THE-MOOR NEWTON GREENS
NU 10 SE
6/183 Newton Greens
Bastle house. Late C16 or early C17, altered 1668 and again in C18 and C19;
rear wing added and east end rebuilt; south elevation remodelled 1889.
Large rubble on boulder plinth, heightened in square tooled stone; 1889 parts
have tooled ashlar dressings. Pantiles to front roof slope, Welsh slates to
rear, asbestos sheets on outshut. 2 stacks rebuilt in brick. T-plan; front
block c.17 x 6.5 metres.
2 storeys, 3 bays; roughly-shaped bastle quoins to left and tooled C19 quoins
to right. Centre bay has 5-panel door in chamfered surround with flat-pointed
head, dated 1889, sharing common hoodmould with 4-pane casement immediately
to left; above is a re-set lintel inscribed M M 1668 and, to left, jambs of
original upper door. 8-pane Yorkshire sash windows in chamfered surrounds;
end bay ground-floor windows with hoodmoulds, 1st floor under blind slits in
gabled half dormers. End gables and dormers coped on moulded kneelers.
Stepped-and-corniced left end stack, rebuilt stepped-and-banded right end
Right return shows 8-pane casement with 8-pane Yorkshire sash over, in 1889
surrounds. Left return shows C18 pent outshut, with 8-pane casement set in
former doorway with timber lintel; reverse-stepped coping to ends. Rear
elevation shows blocked slit vent to bastle byre on right of wing, with
blocked window above.
Interior largely late C19; bastle walls 1.0 metre thick.
Attached farm buildings to rear are not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NU1607004984
Source: English Heritage
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