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Falstone Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Falstone, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.18 / 55°10'47"N

Longitude: -2.435 / 2°26'5"W

OS Eastings: 372398

OS Northings: 587385

OS Grid: NY723873

Mapcode National: GBR C8FJ.MX

Mapcode Global: WH903.K2Q8

Entry Name: Falstone Farm

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239664

Location: Falstone, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Falstone

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Falstone with Greystead and Thorneyburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 78 NW
30/3 Falstone Farm


House, incorporating a bastlehouse. Probably 1604, raised by extra storey
mid C18, extended to right early C19.

Older section large random masonry with boulder plinth, C19 section ashlar;
Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys. Irregular openings.

Almost central C19 porch with door on right return. To left a C17 window,
lengthened to door and mullion removed C18. 1st and 2nd floors each have a
sash window in early C19 chamfered surround. On 1st floor disturbed masonry
may indicate position of 1st-floor doorway.

C19 right bay has 16-pane sashes on ground and 1st floor and shorter
12-pane sash above.

Gabled roof with flat-coping and banded end stacks. Continuous C18 outshut
to rear.

Interior: Original ground-floor doorway now within later extension; roll-
moulded lintel and right jamb, the left jamb cut away; lintel inscribed with
letters and the date ABCDEFG 1604 HK. Ground floor of bastle has high
round barrel vault, partly removed at east end to insert mid-C18 staircase
with turned balusters and square knops. Walls c.5ft. thick.

Ramm, McDowall, Mercer: Shielings and Bastles: HMSO: LONDON 1970.

Listing NGR: NY7239887385

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