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Moor Houses Farmhouse and Attached Range to West, Allendale

Description: Moor Houses Farmhouse and Attached Range to West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240180

OS Grid Reference: NY8497356510
OS Grid Coordinates: 384973, 556510
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9031, -2.2359

Location: Allendale, Northumberland NE47 9DW

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

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Listing Text


9/60 Moor Houses Farmhouse
and attached range to

Bastle house late C16 or early C17, extended late C17, present house added
C19, all now agricultural store. Large rubble with heavy roughly-shaped
quoins, stone dressings, stone-slate roof. Rubble stacks to left gable and
on ridge, brick gable stack to farmhouse. 2 storeys, 5 bays, irregular.
Bastle with extension to right and taller farmhouse far right. Inserted
doorway to bastle with remains of original 1st floor doorway above, doorway
to extension with chamfered surround, irregular fenestration. Left return
(visible inside farm building) shows central byre entrance of bastle with
chamfered round-headed doorway. Ruinous outshut to rear. Interior shows
corbelled 1st floor fireplace in bastle, 1st floor fireplace in extension
with flattened triangular head in square frame, old collar-beam roof truss
in extension. Later farm buildings slightly set back to left not of interest.
An interesting building demonstrating the development over 3 centuries by
successive additions rather than rebuilding.

Listing NGR: NY8497356510

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Source: English Heritage

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