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Low Ardley Farmhouse and Adjacent Farmbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Hexhamshire, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9236 / 54°55'24"N

Longitude: -2.1447 / 2°8'40"W

OS Eastings: 390826

OS Northings: 558776

OS Grid: NY908587

Mapcode National: GBR FCGH.HT

Mapcode Global: WHB2K.1H0V

Entry Name: Low Ardley Farmhouse and Adjacent Farmbuildings

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155578

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240562

Location: Hexhamshire, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexhamshire

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Whitley St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

HEXHAMSHIRE LOW ARDLEY
NY 95 NW NY 908587

8/192 Low Ardley Farmhouse
and adjacent
farmbuildings.

20.10.52 II


House incorporating possibly C16 bastle or tower, remodelled and enlarged C18,
altered C19 and C20. Farmbuildings early C19. House rubble, earliest part
large rubble with megalithic quoins, farmbuildings rubble with tooled-and-
margined quoins and dressings; slate roofs. House T-plan; L-plan range of
farmbuildings, with gingang on west, attached to north end of house cross-wing.
South elevation in 2 parts: Projecting gabled cross-wing on left with C20
casements (the upper in older doorway opening), coped gable with moulded
kneelers and finial. 2-storey, 2-bay block to right has 2 late C19 4-pane
sash windows above C20 glazed conservatory. Right gable coped with moulded
kneelers; stepped and corniced ridge and right end stacks. Left return shows
former 3-light mullioned window (1 mullion removed) with C20 glazing but old
moulded label, blocked slit to right and late C19 4-pane sash above; stepped
and corniced left end stack. To left farmbuilding range with projecting
round-ended gingang; boarded openings with timber lintels, conical roof.
Roof of main range hipped to left.
Interior; house cross-wing has very thick walls (2 metres on north). Almost
square in plan, it may be the remains of a tower or an early bastle.


Listing NGR: NY9082658776

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