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Nine Dargue, 150 Metres South-East of Nettle Hill Farmhouse, Allendale

Description: Nine Dargue, 150 Metres South-East of Nettle Hill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240131

OS Grid Reference: NY8293853976
OS Grid Coordinates: 382938, 553976
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8802, -2.2674

Location: Allendale, Northumberland NE47 9AN

Locality: Allendale
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 9AN

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Listing Text


15/11 Nine Dargue, 150 metres
south-east of Nettle
Hill Farmhouse


Bastle house, late C16 or early C17. Massive rubble with roughly shaped quoins.
2 storeys, 2 bays. Front (south) has external stone stair to off-centre 1st
floor door with window to left, largely fallen. Right return has central round-
headed door with drawbar tunnel and socket for harr post. Left return shows
boulder plinth and central chamfered loop. Rear elevation with one small 1st
floor window. Although ruinous the building still displays some interesting
features, notably the doorway to the ground floor byre. The name 'Nine Dargue'
refers to the amount of land which went with the house, i.e. that which could
be tilled in 9 day's work.

Listing NGR: NY8293853976

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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