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Latitude: 55.3938 / 55°23'37"N
Longitude: -1.9702 / 1°58'12"W
OS Eastings: 401984
OS Northings: 611098
OS Grid: NU019110
Mapcode National: GBR G6P2.78
Mapcode Global: WHB09.QP0C
Entry Name: Little Ryle Farmhouse
Listing Date: 3 September 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041294
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236093
Location: Alnham, Northumberland, NE66
Civil Parish: Alnham
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Whittingham and Edlingham with Bolton Chapel
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
ALNHAM LITTLE RYLE
NU 01 SW
9/7 Little Ryle Farmhouse
Bastle house. Late C16 - early C17 with C19 additions. Original part random
rubble,the rest dressed stone. Welsh slate roofs.
2-storey bastlehouse with lower addition on west and single lean-to additions
on east and north.
Bastle: Probably original ground-floor doorway in middle of long north wall, i.e.
within later lean-to. Blocked original 1st-floor doorway above has segmental-
arched head. Also two blocked 2-light mullioned windows and one sash window in
a similar frame. To right of upper door is a patch of disturbed walling of
concave shape, perhaps evidence of a removed projecting staircase turret.
South side, partly rebuilt in C19 has 6-flush-panelled door and C19 sash windows.
On east gable two blocked 2-light mullioned windows on 1st floor.
C19 addition has 12-pane sashes.
Interior: Walls 5 ft. thick. Barrel-vaulted ground floor, the vault broken in
centre for insertion of C19 staircase.
One ground-floor room has early C18 panelling and fireplace, moulded dado rail
and internal shutters.
On 1st floor, a stone C17 fireplace with Tudor-arched lintel and moulded surround.
Shielings and Bastles: Ramm, McDowell, Mercer. HMSO 1970.
Listing NGR: NU0198411098
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