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Little Ryle Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Alnham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3938 / 55°23'37"N

Longitude: -1.9702 / 1°58'12"W

OS Eastings: 401984

OS Northings: 611098

OS Grid: NU019110

Mapcode National: GBR G6P2.78

Mapcode Global: WHB09.QP0C

Entry Name: Little Ryle Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041294

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236093

Location: Alnham, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Alnham

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 01 SW
9/7 Little Ryle Farmhouse

Bastle house. Late C16 - early C17 with C19 additions. Original part random
rubble,the rest dressed stone. Welsh slate roofs.
2-storey bastlehouse with lower addition on west and single lean-to additions
on east and north.

Bastle: Probably original ground-floor doorway in middle of long north wall, i.e.
within later lean-to. Blocked original 1st-floor doorway above has segmental-
arched head. Also two blocked 2-light mullioned windows and one sash window in
a similar frame. To right of upper door is a patch of disturbed walling of
concave shape, perhaps evidence of a removed projecting staircase turret.

South side, partly rebuilt in C19 has 6-flush-panelled door and C19 sash windows.

On east gable two blocked 2-light mullioned windows on 1st floor.

C19 addition has 12-pane sashes.

Interior: Walls 5 ft. thick. Barrel-vaulted ground floor, the vault broken in
centre for insertion of C19 staircase.

One ground-floor room has early C18 panelling and fireplace, moulded dado rail
and internal shutters.

On 1st floor, a stone C17 fireplace with Tudor-arched lintel and moulded surround.

Shielings and Bastles: Ramm, McDowell, Mercer. HMSO 1970.

Listing NGR: NU0198411098

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