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Moor Houses Farmhouse and Attached Range to West

A Grade II Listed Building in Allendale, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9031 / 54°54'11"N

Longitude: -2.2359 / 2°14'9"W

OS Eastings: 384973

OS Northings: 556510

OS Grid: NY849565

Mapcode National: GBR DCTR.R5

Mapcode Global: WHB2P.M1J1

Entry Name: Moor Houses Farmhouse and Attached Range to West

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042976

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240180

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

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Listing Text

NY 85 NW ALLENDALE CHAT'S LANE (South side)


9/60 Moor Houses Farmhouse
and attached range to
west
II


Bastle house late C16 or early C17, extended late C17, present house added
C19, all now agricultural store. Large rubble with heavy roughly-shaped
quoins, stone dressings, stone-slate roof. Rubble stacks to left gable and
on ridge, brick gable stack to farmhouse. 2 storeys, 5 bays, irregular.
Bastle with extension to right and taller farmhouse far right. Inserted
doorway to bastle with remains of original 1st floor doorway above, doorway
to extension with chamfered surround, irregular fenestration. Left return
(visible inside farm building) shows central byre entrance of bastle with
chamfered round-headed doorway. Ruinous outshut to rear. Interior shows
corbelled 1st floor fireplace in bastle, 1st floor fireplace in extension
with flattened triangular head in square frame, old collar-beam roof truss
in extension. Later farm buildings slightly set back to left not of interest.
An interesting building demonstrating the development over 3 centuries by
successive additions rather than rebuilding.


Listing NGR: NY8497356510

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