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Western House, Hexhamshire

Description: Western House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 240571

OS Grid Reference: NY9158654613
OS Grid Coordinates: 391586, 554613
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8862, -2.1327

Location: Hexhamshire, Northumberland NE47 0HU

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

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Listing Text

NY 95 SW NY 916546

14/201 Western house


House, dated 1755 (with initials TMI) on door lintel, incorporating earlier
bastle fabric. Rubble with long roughly-shaped quoins and cut dressings;
Scottish slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays, slightly irregular. Right-of-centre
4-panel door in chamfered surround with dated lintel, 8-pane fixed casement
over; paired 8-pane (lower)and 6-pane (upper) casements in flanking bays;
all windows in chamfered surrounds, those in end bays formerly of 2 lights.
2 tiers of blocked pigeon holes to left of window above door. Coped left
gable with stack rebuilt in brick on older stone base; rendered right end
stack. Adjacent later house to right altered and not of interest.
Interior: during recent alterations gable-headed byre door of bastle exposed
in east wall, now concealed.

Listing NGR: NY9158654613

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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