Description: Falstone Farm
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
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
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
Source: English Heritage
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