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Low Stead Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Wark, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0996 / 55°5'58"N

Longitude: -2.2907 / 2°17'26"W

OS Eastings: 381547

OS Northings: 578390

OS Grid: NY815783

Mapcode National: GBR D9FG.VR

Mapcode Global: WH90K.S2CX

Entry Name: Low Stead Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239503

Location: Wark, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Wark

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Wark St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


10/84 Low Stead farmhouse and
attached farm buildings


Farmhouse and attached byres. Farmhouse and byre to left are bastle houses,
late C16 or early C17. Windows and doors altered C18 and again mid C19. Byre
to right early C19. Massive random rubble with dressed stone surrounds. Welsh
slate roofs. Walls of bastles 4 ft thick. House 3 irregular bays. Plank door
in middle bay. Windows are diamond-paned iron casements. Upper windows smaller.
Right window is the partly-blocked original upper door to bastle. House walls
raised C18 or C19 by c 2 ft. Left byre, probably early extension to original
bastle, has plank door and ½-slatted window on each floor; upper door reached by
outside stone stair. Byre to right has central door with alternating jambs; and
two ½-slatted windows on 1st floor. Later C18 single-storey extensions to rear.
Gabled roofs with flat copings and kneelers to bastles. 2 stone gable stacks.
Interior has old beams on ground floor.

Listing NGR: NY8154778390

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