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Brockley Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hesleyhurst, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2824 / 55°16'56"N

Longitude: -1.8664 / 1°51'58"W

OS Eastings: 408586

OS Northings: 598709

OS Grid: NZ085987

Mapcode National: GBR H7DC.Q6

Mapcode Global: WHC22.9HH8

Entry Name: Brockley Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303457

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236279

Location: Hesleyhurst, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hesleyhurst

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

HESLEYHURST BROCKLEY HALL
NZ 09 NE
8/39 Brockley Hall
Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse. Probably originally a bastle house. C16 (recorded in 1579);
restored and refronted 1666 by Thomas Wharton. Restored again 1858.

Random rubble, especially large to rear. Ashlar dressings and Welsh slate
roof. One room deep, three rooms long. Irregular openings. 2 storeys, 4
windows.

On ground floor 5 bays. Doorway in 4th bay has roll-moulded Tudor-arched
surround with fine hollow-chamfered outer order which is stepped above the
arch. Lintel, dated 1666 has central shield bearing an 'M' and surrounded
by foliage; flanking letters T W for Thomas Wharton; hoodmould with scrolled
stops. Above a square panel inscribed R . In the 2nd bay a C19 doorway
1858
with chamfered alternating-block surround. C19 2-light double-chamfered
mullioned windows. Gabled roof with flat coping and tall corniced end and
ridge stacks of 2 conjoined shafts.

Single-storey C19 addition on left has boarded and battened door and small
4-pane casment.

Interior: rear wall, right end wall and internal cross wall are c.40 inches
thick. This represents the C16 house. Another wall c.40 inches thick
continues left of this on ground floor and suggests a single-storey addition
to the original house. Old oak beams.


Listing NGR: NZ0858698709

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