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Bog Head Cottage and Adjacent Farmbuildings, West Allen

Description: Bog Head Cottage and Adjacent Farmbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240353

OS Grid Reference: NY7888652645
OS Grid Coordinates: 378886, 552645
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8681, -2.3305

Location: West Allen, Northumberland NE47 8DD

Locality: West Allen
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 8DD

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Listing Text


14/236 Bog Head Cottage and
adjacent farmbuildings


House and byre/hayloft. Early C19. Squared rubble, stone slate roof. 2
storeys, 3 bays. Off-centre boarded door; to left a 16-pane sash and similar
window above; to right boarded door to byre and half-slatted window above.
Left and right small lean-to additions. Left return shows small blocked attic
window, boarded doorsin lean-to and in left end wall of contemporary house
outshut. Rear elevation shows left hayloft door flanked by slit vents, right
pitching door in lean-to.

A good example of the house of a smallholder-cum-miner, a building type once
common in the area.

Listing NGR: NY7888652645

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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