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Castle Farmhouse, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Castle Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 304442

OS Grid Reference: NZ2550267442
OS Grid Coordinates: 425502, 567442
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0009, -1.6029

Location: 5 Castle Farm Mews, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 3RH

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE2 3RH

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Listing Text

(south side)
8/5/81 Castle Farmhouse


Folly, later farmhouse. Late C18. Coursed squared sandstone with irregular large
quoins and ashlar dressings; rendered rear addition; Welsh slate roof. 3½ storeys,
2 bays . Gothic style. 4-light wood mullioned-and-transomed window at left; at
right recessed segmental-headed arch containing tripartite stone-mullioned window
and lunette with wood mullions and transoms; small casement with chamfered surround
above. Battlemented parapet. Jagged wall breaks forward at right with lower
battlemented wall extending in line with house. Entrance in left return: gabled
porch with stone arch and wood seats; boarded door. Chamfered surrounds to 2
square windows on 2 upper floors and a blind panel below pent roof; monopitch roof
slopes down from battlemented front. Interior shows one late C18 chimney piece
with cast iron grate and one C19 also with iron grate. Historical note: this
property belonged to Dr. Headlam, who lived in Jesmond Dene House across the valley.
It was known as Heaton High Laws Farm, then as Knox's Farm.

Listing NGR: NZ2550267442

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Source: English Heritage

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