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West Plenmeller Farmhouse and Adjacent Barn, Plenmeller with Whitfield

Description: West Plenmeller Farmhouse and Adjacent Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240304

OS Grid Reference: NY7138263132
OS Grid Coordinates: 371382, 563132
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9620, -2.4485

Location: Plenmeller Road, Plenmeller with Whitfield, Northumberland NE49 0HR

Locality: Plenmeller with Whitfield
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE49 0HR

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Listing Text


3/187 West Plenmeller
Farmhouse and
adjacent barn

Bastle house of the late C16 or early C17, remodelled with outshut and barn
added in mid C18. House refronted c.1800, outshut heightened and west wing
built later Cl9. C16/17 fabric massive rubble with large roughly-shaped
quoins, later work smaller rubble with cut dressings except for Cl9 section
of squared stone with tooled and margined dressings. Blue slate roofs except
for purple slate on west wing. L-plan. 2 storeys, 2 and 2 bays. Older
right part has late C19 sashes in earlier almost square stone surrounds; a
5th similar window centrally placed at ground floor level, and to its right
the right jamb of former off-centre C18 door with alternating raised blocks.
C19 left section: 6-panel door with overlight; late C19 sash over; left gabled
bay with paired sashes and single sash above. Left return shows barn to left
with central door in raised alternating block surround, flanked by slit vents.
Right return shows blocked bastle door with massive dressings and barn set
back to right with central boarded door in surround of alternating raised
blocks. Rear outshut has 2-light flat-faced mullioned window with iron bars.
Interior; west end of bastle remains as 1.2m thick internal wall. Interior
of barn shows 3 principal-rafter roof trusses with collars; 3 tiers of blocked
slit vents in north gable.

Listing NGR: NY7138263132

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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