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Wooley Cottage and Ruined Cottage Adjacent, Allendale

Description: Wooley Cottage and Ruined Cottage Adjacent

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240233

OS Grid Reference: NY8280754511
OS Grid Coordinates: 382807, 554511
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8851, -2.2695

Location: Allendale, Northumberland NE47 9AL

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

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Listing Text


15/113 Wooley Cottage and
ruined cottage adjacent


House, early C18 built onto south end of C16 or early C17 bastle. House
rubble with cut quoins and dressings, bastle heavy rubble with massive quoins.
House has stone slate roof with corniced gable stacks. Front 2 tall storeys,
2 bays: renewed door in chamfered surround with remains of moulded cornice; to
left 16-pane sash, to right 16-pane fixed stair window. 1st floor left 16-
pane sash, right blocked 2-light mullioned window. All windows have chamfered
surrounds and have been mullioned. Ruined bastle to right has off-centre
chamfered doorway with flattened Tudor-arched head and drawbar tunnel in left
jamb; similar doorway, now blocked, above and to left. Above and to right
blocked window in chamfered surround. Left return of house has C19 window to
attic. Rear elevation has lground-and 2 lst-floor shortened sashes in chamfered
surrounds. Wall of bastle to left has small blocked window. Interior of house
has C18 stair with closed strings, turned balusters and ramped moulded handrail,
C18 fireplaces and roof trusses with curved principals. Interior of bastle
shows large 1st floor fireplace with chamfered surround and stub of upper cruck
roof truss. Bastle roofless at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NY8280754511

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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