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Description: Range of Farmbuildings North-East of Bungalow at the Southern Farm, Old Town
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240182
OS Grid Reference: NY8144457926
OS Grid Coordinates: 381444, 557926
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9157, -2.2910
NY 85 NW ALLENDALE COLLIERY LANE
(East side) off
9/62 Range of farmbuildings
north-east of bungalow at
the southern farm,Old Town
Bastle house late C16 or early C17 remodelled c.1700, partly rebuilt 1984;
and barn dated 1821 with initials I.P. on lintel. Rubble, stone dressings.
Stone slate roof to barn, C20 metal roof on bastle. Elevation towards farmyard
2 storeys. Barn has boarded doors with alternating jambs, that to 1st floor
above external stone stair, and slit vents. Bastle to right has upper and
lower doorways with chamfered surrounds re-set in rebuilt wall. Left return
has round-headed opening, probably re-used, in gable. Rear elevation has
various openings including door with dated lintel. Interior: end wall of
bastle has original byre doorway with chamfered surround and drawbar tunnel,
old 1st floor beams. 1st floor has C18 fireplace.
Mercer, McDowall and Ramm 'Shielings and Bastles' HMSO 1970 p.81-2 where it is
named Wester Old Town.
Listing NGR: NY8144457926
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Source: English Heritage
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