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Outbuilding 15 Metres North of Hesleywell Farmhouse, Hexhamshire

Description: Outbuilding 15 Metres North of Hesleywell Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 240537

OS Grid Reference: NY9185052693
OS Grid Coordinates: 391850, 552693
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8689, -2.1285

Location: Hexhamshire, Northumberland NE47 0JA

Locality: Hexhamshire
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 0JA

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Listing Text

NY 95 SW NY 91845270

Outbuilding 15 metres
north of Hesleywell


Bastle, late C16 or early C17. Heavy rubble with long roughly-shaped quoins;
C20 asbestos roof. South (farmyard) elevation 2 storeys, 2 wide bays. Left
of centre boarded door in stop-chamfered frame, in inserted opening; to
right original doorway with monolithic triangular head, now blocked, with small
window inserted. Above and to left, traces of original 1st floor door, with
blocked slit to left. Later farmbuildings to right not of interest.
Gabled left return shows blocked basement slit with chamfered set back above;
rear shows ground and 1st floor slits with later 9-pane fixed window 1st floor
Interior shows 2 original principal-rafter roof trusses with slightly arched
collars, 2 levels of purlins and diagonally-set ridge; notched multi-pegged
joints. Unusually sophisticated carpentry for the area.

Listing NGR: NY9185052693

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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