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Wooley Farmhouse, Allendale

Description: Wooley Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240234

OS Grid Reference: NY8281754498
OS Grid Coordinates: 382817, 554498
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8849, -2.2694

Location: Allendale, Northumberland NE47 9AL

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

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Listing Text


15/114 Wooley Farmhouse


House, probably early C16 with C17 extension and later alterations. Rubble
with stone dressings, stone slate roof, stone gable and ridge stacks. Linear
plan, original through-passage entry, perhaps a longhouse. 1 storey with
attic, 2 storeys to right of door. C20 door left of centre with renewed
chamfered jambs and weathered lintel said to have carried '1611' date. To
left of door a 3-light chamfered mullioned window to ground floor and a 12-
pane horizontal sliding sash to attic. To right of door a 9-pane fixed
stair window in chamfered surround. Former door, with chamfered surround and
flattened triangular head cut in monolithic lintel, blocked and C20 window
inserted. One ground floor C20 window and 2 others above. To left, slightly
set-back C17 extension with C20 ground floor window. Left return has blocked
1st floor loop and corbel for earlier chimney. Right gable rendered, altered
ground floor door. Rear elevation has blocked doorway with window inserted
as on front and various blocked openings, including byre ventilation loops
to left of door. Interior much altered. Good quality 5-bay roof has
principal-rafter trusses with collars, stone slates secured with sheep bones,
and some evidence of a former stack to the left of the through passage. Probably
the earliest surviving domestic building in Allendale.

Listing NGR: NY8281754498

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Source: English Heritage

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