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High Buston Farmhouse, Alnmouth

Description: High Buston Farmhouse

Grade: II
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

Location: Alnmouth, Northumberland NE66 3QH

Locality: Alnmouth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3QH

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Listing Text


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

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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