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Low Stead Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings, Wark

Description: Low Stead Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239503

OS Grid Reference: NY8154778390
OS Grid Coordinates: 381547, 578390
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0996, -2.2907

Location: Pennine Way, Wark, Northumberland NE48 3DP

Locality: Wark
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 3DP

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Listing Text


10/84 Low Stead farmhouse and
attached farm buildings


Farmhouse and attached byres. Farmhouse and byre to left are bastle houses,
late C16 or early C17. Windows and doors altered C18 and again mid C19. Byre
to right early C19. Massive random rubble with dressed stone surrounds. Welsh
slate roofs. Walls of bastles 4 ft thick. House 3 irregular bays. Plank door
in middle bay. Windows are diamond-paned iron casements. Upper windows smaller.
Right window is the partly-blocked original upper door to bastle. House walls
raised C18 or C19 by c 2 ft. Left byre, probably early extension to original
bastle, has plank door and ½-slatted window on each floor; upper door reached by
outside stone stair. Byre to right has central door with alternating jambs; and
two ½-slatted windows on 1st floor. Later C18 single-storey extensions to rear.
Gabled roofs with flat copings and kneelers to bastles. 2 stone gable stacks.
Interior has old beams on ground floor.

Listing NGR: NY8154778390

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Source: English Heritage

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