Description: High Buston Farmhouse
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236898
OS Grid Reference: NU2312708695
OS Grid Coordinates: 423127, 608695
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3717, -1.6366
NU 20 NW ALNMOUTH HIGH BUSTON
10/8 High Buston
House. Late C17 or early C18; enlarged c.1800; rear porch later C19. Front
squared stone, returns rendered, rear rubble, rear porch squared stone; cut
dressings. Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Plinth, 1st
floor and eaves bands. Central renewed door in square-headed opening under
moulded stone hood on shaped corbels, all within segmental-arched recess.
4-pane sash windows with slightly projecting sills; beneath central 1st-floor
window a stone with Percy crescent. Coped gables; stepped end stacks with
chamfered caps. Each return shows similar sash to 1st floor. Rear elevation
shows right-of-centre gabled porch with flush-panelled door on right return
and 6-pane sash window; other windows various sashes. Traces of old blocked
windows show original house was 3 storeys high.
Interior, 0.65 metre-thick spine wall is front wall of original house.
Interior largely C19 except for 2-panel doors on H hinges, perhaps re-set,
in attic. King-post roof trusses.
Attached farmbuilding range is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NU2312708695
Source: English Heritage
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