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Castle Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Dene, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0009 / 55°0'3"N

Longitude: -1.6029 / 1°36'10"W

OS Eastings: 425502

OS Northings: 567442

OS Grid: NZ255674

Mapcode National: GBR SQS.NJ

Mapcode Global: WHC3K.BKZL

Entry Name: Castle Farmhouse

Listing Date: 8 May 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024934

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304442

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Metropolitan District Ward: Dene

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: High Heaton, Newcastle St Francis

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 26NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CASTLE FARM ROAD
(south side)
9/137
8/5/81 Castle Farmhouse

G.V. II


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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