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The Riding Farmhouse, Bellingham

Description: The Riding Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239421

OS Grid Reference: NY8260284126
OS Grid Coordinates: 382602, 584126
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1512, -2.2745

Location: Bellingham, Northumberland NE48 2DU

Locality: Bellingham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 2DU

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Listing Text


5/40 The Riding Farmhouse


House, formerly bastle house. Late C16 or early C17. Extended and altered C18
and early C19. Window sashes and doors and porch C20. Random rubble with
massive quoins. Stone slate roof to bastle, Welsh slate to rear extension.
Double-span roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Front span left 2 bays represent bastle.
End walls of bastle 4½ ft thick, side walls slightly thinner. Original ground
floor entrance now blocked on left return but visible in fireplace inside.
Probably early C18 doorway with rounded jambs now in front wall. Blocked upper
door directly above. One later window left of door and 2 on 1st floor. Slightly
recessed C18 right bay. To rear mainly late C19 or C20 sashes but one 16-pane
sash. Gabled roofs with 2 rebuilt brick gable stacks.

Inside has large C17 or early C18 fireplace with old bressumer.

Listing NGR: NY8260284126

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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