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Curtain House and Adjacent Barn to West, Allendale

Description: Curtain House and Adjacent Barn to West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240179

OS Grid Reference: NY8280157630
OS Grid Coordinates: 382801, 557630
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9131, -2.2698

Location: B6295, Allendale, Northumberland NE47 9QW

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

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Listing Text


9/59 Curtain House and
adjacent barn to west


Bastle house, late C16 or early C17, altered C19. Barn probably C19. Rubble,
massive in parts, with heavy roughly-shaped quoins, later stone dressings;
stone slate roofs to house and barn, stone stack on right gable of house.
House 2 storeys, 2 bays. Boarded door with surround of large blocks with
shield-shaped block (probably former datestone) over. To right a late C19
sash window with alternating jambs; similar window above has chamfered sill
re-used from earlier opening; small window to left. Barn to left has cart
entrance with alternating jambs and timber lintel, slit vents. C18 or early
C19 outshut to rear. Interior shows mainly C19 features; small barred window
now opening into outshut and 2 principal-rafter roof trusses with collars may
be late C17 or C18.

Later cottage to right not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NY8280157630

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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