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Butlesdon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Warkworth, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3608 / 55°21'38"N

Longitude: -1.6478 / 1°38'51"W

OS Eastings: 422428

OS Northings: 607475

OS Grid: NU224074

Mapcode National: GBR J6YG.24

Mapcode Global: WHC1S.NJK6

Entry Name: Butlesdon House

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237201

Location: Warkworth, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Warkworth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Warkworth St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 20 NW
10/310


WARKWORTH
LOW BUSTON
Butlesdon House


GV
II


House, probably a bastle, formerly dated 1604, for Henry Johnson; single-
storey extension later C17. Oldest part heavy rubble with roughly-shaped long
quoins; extension squared rubble. Renewed pantile roofs; C20 brick stacks.
Plan: oldest part 11 x 6.4 metres externally; side walls 0.9 metre thick,
west end wall 1.12 metres.

South elevation: Main part 2 storeys, 2 bays, slightly irregular. Centre
half-glazed door with 3-pane overlight in inserted doorway; 4-pane sashes to
ground floor and 12-pane sashes above, all with timber lintels. At 1st floor
level a blocked slit near left end and possible blocked door right of centre.
Raised gable copings with triangular spandral stones; small right end stack.
1-storey 2-bay part to left shows renewed door, in worn chamfered surround,
and C20 windows; similar gable coping at left end.

Right return shows blocked 1st-floor and attic windows. Left return of 1-
storey part shows 2 blocked slits with blocked pitching door above.

Rear elevation: near right end of oldest part at 1st-floor level a small
chamfered window with sockets for metal or wood grille; immediately right a
blocked doorway, probably C18. 1-storey part shows central pair of doorways
(left with boarded door, right blocked) with tooled-and-margined alternating-
block surrounds; to right a C20 window inserted in old chamfered doorway.

Interior: 1-storey part has C18/early Cl9 fireplace with domed set-pot
recess.

Historical note: In late C19 datestone and inscription `H. Johnson' were
recorded.

Altered rear wing and attached farmbuilding are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU2245107437

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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