History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Farm Buildings 20 Metres North of Westside Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Allendale, Northumberland

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 54.91 / 54°54'35"N

Longitude: -2.3289 / 2°19'44"W

OS Eastings: 379007

OS Northings: 557301

OS Grid: NY790573

Mapcode National: GBR DC5N.LP

Mapcode Global: WH91B.6V79

Entry Name: Farm Buildings 20 Metres North of Westside Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240135

Location: Allendale, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Allendale

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Allendale St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Find accommodation in
Whitfield

Listing Text

NY 75 NE ALLENDALE


8/15 Farm buildings 20
metres north of
Westside Farmhouse
II


Former house now agricultural store. Bastle derivative house probably of
c.1610 with dwelling above byre. Squared rubble with stone dressings;
stone slate roof, reduced stack on left gable. 2 storeys, 4 irregular bays.
Ground floor has 2 ventilation slits and doorway with flat-pointed head.
1st floor has single-light window with chamfered surround, 2-light mullioned
window, door with flat-pointed head in square frame, single-light window
with chamfered surround. Rear elevation; ground floor has ventilation slit
and 2 later porches; 1st floor has small square window near left end, in
timber frame with mortices for central mullion and iron bars.
Interior shows original rough transverse ceiling beams and heavy corbels for
hearth at left end, first floor has remains of fireplace at left end (right
end not seen due to fill of hay) and 4 roof trusses, the central pair original
and of principal rafter form with collars, carrying 2 levels of purlins.
An interesting building, somewhat superior to the usual bastle houses and
perhaps a little later in date. Its construction can be approximately dated
by the discovery in 1899 of a hoard of 91 silver coins minted between 1554
and 1606, hidden in a ground-floor wall.
Ramm, McDowall and Mercer, 'Shielings and Bastles' HMSO 1970 p.82.
Ordnance Survey Record Card.


Listing NGR: NY7900757301

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.