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Bastle House Attached to Brig Farmhouse, Corsenside

Description: Bastle House Attached to Brig Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239437

OS Grid Reference: NY8912089709
OS Grid Coordinates: 389120, 589709
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2015, -2.1725

Location: Corsenside, Northumberland NE48 2TA

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

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Listing Text


2/57 Bastle house attached to
Brig farmhouse


Bastle house now used as byre and store. Late C16/early C17. Upper floor partly
rebuilt probably in C18. Openings altered C18. Random rubble 4½ ft thick with massive
quoins and boulder plinth. Welsh slate roof. 33 ft x 23 ft. 2 storeys. Ground floor
has later door, with flat reveals, to right; and original door, 30 inches wide with
splayed reveals, in centre. Original upper door also now a window is directly above
with 2 later windows left and right. One very small window on ground floor rear and C20
brick outside stair. Gabled roof with kneelers.

Interior has old wood lintels to original ground floor door and to all openings on front
of 1st floor. Corbels of former fireplace visible in ground floor and 3 square recesses
to sides of former fireplaces on 1st floor. C18 roof timbers with tie and collar beams.

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

Listing NGR: NY8912089709

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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