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Falstone Farm, Falstone

Description: Falstone Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239664

OS Grid Reference: NY7239887385
OS Grid Coordinates: 372398, 587385
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1800, -2.4350

Locality: Falstone
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 1AA

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Listing Text

NY 78 NW
30/3 Falstone Farm


House, incorporating a bastlehouse. Probably 1604, raised by extra storey
mid C18, extended to right early C19.

Older section large random masonry with boulder plinth, C19 section ashlar;
Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys. Irregular openings.

Almost central C19 porch with door on right return. To left a C17 window,
lengthened to door and mullion removed C18. 1st and 2nd floors each have a
sash window in early C19 chamfered surround. On 1st floor disturbed masonry
may indicate position of 1st-floor doorway.

C19 right bay has 16-pane sashes on ground and 1st floor and shorter
12-pane sash above.

Gabled roof with flat-coping and banded end stacks. Continuous C18 outshut
to rear.

Interior: Original ground-floor doorway now within later extension; roll-
moulded lintel and right jamb, the left jamb cut away; lintel inscribed with
letters and the date ABCDEFG 1604 HK. Ground floor of bastle has high
round barrel vault, partly removed at east end to insert mid-C18 staircase
with turned balusters and square knops. Walls c.5ft. thick.

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

Listing NGR: NY7239887385

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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