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Apperley Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Broomley and Stocksfield, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9221 / 54°55'19"N

Longitude: -1.903 / 1°54'10"W

OS Eastings: 406314

OS Northings: 558606

OS Grid: NZ063586

Mapcode National: GBR HC4J.SC

Mapcode Global: WHB2N.RJ0Z

Entry Name: Apperley Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 April 1969

Last Amended: 18 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045360

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240449

Location: Broomley and Stocksfield, Northumberland, NE43

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Broomley and Stocksfield

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bywell St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

BROOMLEY AND STOCKSFIELD APPERLEY
NZ 05 NE NZ 063586
11/78 Apperley Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
15.4.69 Apperley) )

GV II


House, C17; major extension and remodelling c.1930 by Lord Gort, re-using old
material and architectural features from Newcastle and elsewhere. Coursed
large rubble with roughly-shaped quoins, cut dressings; stone slate roof
except for Welsh slates to rear.

South elevation 2 storeys + attics, 5 bays, the 2 left bays being the original
house. Gabled end and central bays, the latter a projecting porch; right bay
also projects. Renewed door in moulded surround with flat-pointed head and
hoodmould. 3-light 1st floor window; stone with 4 pierced lancets and carving
in gable. Multiple-light stone-mullioned windows, with latticed glazing, under
hoodmoulds. Gable finials. Left end stack with diagonally-set shafts; large
projecting stack on right return. Rear elevation shows 2-bay north front of
original house to right, partly concealed by later additions; flat-faced
mullioned windows.
Interior; many C17 features, door surrounds, fireplaces, beamed ceilings and
fine early C17 open-well stair, all imported except for two fireplaces with
moulded surrounds. Stone stair down to well beneath kitchen of old house.
The home of the Boutflower family from the early C17 until 1766; in 1675
Thomas Boutflower was taxed on 8 chimneys.


Listing NGR: NZ0631458606

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