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Latitude: 55.2743 / 55°16'27"N
Longitude: -1.7196 / 1°43'10"W
OS Eastings: 417915
OS Northings: 597828
OS Grid: NZ179978
Mapcode National: GBR J7FG.J4
Mapcode Global: WHC24.KPCJ
Entry Name: Bockenfield Farmhouse
Listing Date: 18 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1371020
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238197
Location: Thirston, Northumberland, NE65
Civil Parish: Thirston
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Felton St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 19 NE
House, c.1660 by Robert Trollope for the Heron family, incorporating earlier
fabric, C19 rear outshut. Front squared stone with dressings, returns large
rubble; slate roof. 2 storeys on cellars, 4 bays. Chamfered plinth; end
bays flanked by rusticated pilaster buttresses with pineapple finials just
below eaves. Central flush-panelled double doors in moulded flat-pointed arch
flanked by detached barley-sugar columns carrying pedimented entablature with
Heron arms. Above this a blocked circular window in cable-moulded surround,
surmounted by raised lozenge-shaped block. Blocked 2-light mullioned cellar
windows now partly buried. Three-light transomed windows with raised cable-
moulded surrounds to ground floor bay 2, bay 3 and 1st floor bay 4; varied
glazing. Other windows altered; that to ground floor bay 4 has C17 fireplace
re-used as surround. Coped gables; stepped and corniced end stacks. Returns
show earlier walling and blocked square chamfered windows to 1st floor.
Interior; dog-leg stair with closed string, column balusters and plain domed
handrail. Blocked 2-light mullioned window to stair.
Listing NGR: NZ1791597828
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