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Castle Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Whittingham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4008 / 55°24'2"N

Longitude: -1.8886 / 1°53'18"W

OS Eastings: 407152

OS Northings: 611873

OS Grid: NU071118

Mapcode National: GBR H57Z.XS

Mapcode Global: WHB0B.YJT2

Entry Name: Castle Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 October 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236236

Location: Whittingham, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Whittingham

Built-Up Area: Whittingham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Whittingham and Edlingham with Bolton Chapel

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 0611-0711
25/151 Castle Farmhouse


Farm house, formerly part of the Castle Inn, a coaching inn. Early C18
incorporating earlier core. Mid C18 extension to rear. Re-roofed 1863.

Squared stone, c.36 inches thick on front wall ground and 1st floors. Thick
walling also on right gable end. Welsh slate roof, renewed brick chimneys.
Mid C18 brick extension to rear in irregular bond.

2½ storeys, 5 bays.

Central 6-panel door in chamfered raised surround with stone cornice hood on
later stone brackets. Sash windows, those on ground floor in raised stone
surrounds, those above in architraves. Concave cornice. Gabled roof, though
roof marks on adjoining Castle Inn (q.v.) and also inside, reveal that there
was formerly a double span roof. Gablet over centre bay dated 1863 with the
Ravensworth crest.

To rear small blocked windows, probably C17. Projecting single-storey, 1-bay
addition with pantiled roof and tumbled-in brickwork in the gable.

Interior has early C18 staircase with turned balusters and ramped and wreathed
handrail. Also many 2-panel doors.

Listing NGR: NU0715211873

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