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West Plenmeller Farmhouse and Adjacent Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Plenmeller with Whitfield, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.962 / 54°57'43"N

Longitude: -2.4485 / 2°26'54"W

OS Eastings: 371382

OS Northings: 563132

OS Grid: NY713631

Mapcode National: GBR CCB2.Q1

Mapcode Global: WH912.CJ9X

Entry Name: West Plenmeller Farmhouse and Adjacent Barn

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240304

Location: Plenmeller with Whitfield, Northumberland, NE49

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Plenmeller with Whitfield

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Haltwhistle Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


3/187 West Plenmeller
Farmhouse and
adjacent barn

Bastle house of the late C16 or early C17, remodelled with outshut and barn
added in mid C18. House refronted c.1800, outshut heightened and west wing
built later Cl9. C16/17 fabric massive rubble with large roughly-shaped
quoins, later work smaller rubble with cut dressings except for Cl9 section
of squared stone with tooled and margined dressings. Blue slate roofs except
for purple slate on west wing. L-plan. 2 storeys, 2 and 2 bays. Older
right part has late C19 sashes in earlier almost square stone surrounds; a
5th similar window centrally placed at ground floor level, and to its right
the right jamb of former off-centre C18 door with alternating raised blocks.
C19 left section: 6-panel door with overlight; late C19 sash over; left gabled
bay with paired sashes and single sash above. Left return shows barn to left
with central door in raised alternating block surround, flanked by slit vents.
Right return shows blocked bastle door with massive dressings and barn set
back to right with central boarded door in surround of alternating raised
blocks. Rear outshut has 2-light flat-faced mullioned window with iron bars.
Interior; west end of bastle remains as 1.2m thick internal wall. Interior
of barn shows 3 principal-rafter roof trusses with collars; 3 tiers of blocked
slit vents in north gable.

Listing NGR: NY7138263132

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

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