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The Old Farmhouse C50 Yards East of Coldtown Farmhouse, Corsenside

Description: The Old Farmhouse C50 Yards East of Coldtown Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239436

OS Grid Reference: NY8913788464
OS Grid Coordinates: 389137, 588464
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1903, -2.1721

Location: Corsenside, Northumberland NE48 2TA

Locality: Corsenside
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 2TA

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Listing Text


2/56 The Old Farmhouse c50
yards east of Coldtown

Bastle house, now agricultural store. Late C16/early C17; alterations to doors and
windows C19; single-storey addition to rear and lean-to shed on left return C18 or C19.
Random rubble with massive quoins and boulder plinth. Welsh slate roof. 34 ft x 21 ft.
2 storeys. Walls 4½ ft thick. Probably C18 doorway to left with one C18 window to
right. 2 similar windows above. Original ground floor doorway, now blocked, in shed on
left return, has roll-moulded surround. Entrance to upper floor is by door at 1st floor
level to rear. Gabled roof, the upper part of gable rebuilt. Interior: ground floor
has remains of corbelling for fireplace above. 1st floor has fireplaces both ends; to
left, very small and narrow, with rough stone lintel and jambs; to right, blocked large
C18 fireplace has older wooden bressumer above. Square recess to left of fireplace.
Windows and door have old wood lintels.

Shielings and Bastles: Ramm, McDowall, Mercer. HMSO 1970.

Listing NGR: NY8913788464

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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