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Alton Side House and Cottage Adjoining, Haydon

Description: Alton Side House and Cottage Adjoining

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239282

OS Grid Reference: NY8561165154
OS Grid Coordinates: 385611, 565154
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9808, -2.2263

Location: Bardon Mill, Northumberland NE47 6JS

Locality: Haydon
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 6JS

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Listing Text

NY 86 NE HAYDON B 6319 (East side)

6/32 Alton Side. House and
cottage adjoining


Pair of bastle houses, C16, altered C18 and C20. Rubble with large roughly-shaped
quoins, slate roof, squared stone stack on right gable. Left gable stack rebuilt
in brick on old base. Front elevation shows remains of original ground floor door
to right of Cl9 boarded door. Other openings C18 and C20. Rear elevation with
blocked 1st floor door to east bastle, square-headed with moulded surround, and
blocked single-light window in chamfered surround. Wall of west bastle set slightly
forward. C20 windows. Range of former farmbuildings adjoining west bastle not of

Although much altered, the bastles retain a number of original features, notably
the blocked 1st floor door, unusual and almost Scottish in character.

Listing NGR: NY8561165154

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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