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Bockenfield Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thirston, Northumberland

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238197

Location: Thirston, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

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

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Listing Text

THIRSTON BOCKENFIELD
NZ 19 NE
Bockenfield
4/59 Farmhouse
II*
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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