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Outer Bailey Walls and Attached Farmbuildings

A Grade I Listed Building in Corbridge, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9912 / 54°59'28"N

Longitude: -1.9998 / 1°59'59"W

OS Eastings: 400108

OS Northings: 566291

OS Grid: NZ001662

Mapcode National: GBR GBGQ.VL

Mapcode Global: WHB27.7TY1

Entry Name: Outer Bailey Walls and Attached Farmbuildings

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239859

Location: Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Corbridge

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Corbridge with Halton and Newton Hall

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

CORBRIDGE AYDON
NZ 0066
19/98 Aydon Castle.
Outer bailey walls
and attached
farmbuildings

GV I

Curtain wall with towers, and later farmbuildings. C14, farmbuildings early C19.
Rubble with dressings; stone slate roofs. Irregular pentagonal enclosure.
South curtain west of main block has chamfered C17 doorway and remains of 4 C14
windows each of 2 shoulder-arched lights. North end of west curtain canted
forward with blocked shoulder-arched postern. North-west curtain has segmental-
headed gateway and corbelled-out garderobes on either side of projecting
rectangular tower. D-shaped tower at north angle reduced to barrel-vaulted
lower stage, with pointed-arched doorway to bailey. North-east and east
curtains much reduced.

Farmbuilding adjacent to inner face of west curtain 2 storeys, 3 wide bays.
Boarded doors between bays, varied fenestration in old openings. North end
built against ruined C14 wall, with gap representing former gateway, which links
to north-west range of main buildings (q.v.). Former cartshed, adjacent to
north-east curtain 1 storey, 6 bays. Square stone piers with chamfered caps
carrying timber lintels; pent roof. Contemporary pent privy adjacent to west
end.


Listing NGR: NZ0010866291

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