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Bothal Castle Welbeck Estate Office and Attached Outbuildings Around Stable Yard

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashington, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1725 / 55°10'21"N

Longitude: -1.6252 / 1°37'30"W

OS Eastings: 423968

OS Northings: 586535

OS Grid: NZ239865

Mapcode National: GBR K82M.YL

Mapcode Global: WHC2S.07CZ

Entry Name: Bothal Castle Welbeck Estate Office and Attached Outbuildings Around Stable Yard

Listing Date: 18 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153737

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235951

Location: Ashington, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ashington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bothal And Pegswood

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

BOTHAL BOTHAL VILLAGE
NZ 2386 (West side)

7/81 Bothal Castle:
Welbeck Estate
Office and attached
outbuildings around
stable yard
GV II

Outbuildings, c.1858, incorporating some medieval walling. Tooled stone with
tooled-and-margined quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roofs. Embattled screen
wall runs north from west end of C19 wing attached to castle gatehouse, returning
east and then south; various outbuildings back onto wall: flat-roofed single-
storey office adjacent to wing, L-plan stable block at north-west corner; lower
wall with arched coping links small gabled building with east end of stable.
Boarded doors and double doors, 1- and 2-light windows with small-paned
casements.

Medieval masonry is visible externally on the western screen wall; the stable
yard perpetuates the 'Yethouse Court' described in an account of the castle
in 'The Booke of Bothoole Baronye' (1576); the Ogle tower stood at its north-
west corner.

'Bothal Observed', R. Bibby. Frank Graham, 1973.


Listing NGR: NZ2396686536

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