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Brinkheugh Farmhouse and Outbuilding to East

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brinkburn, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.28 / 55°16'48"N

Longitude: -1.811 / 1°48'39"W

OS Eastings: 412104

OS Northings: 598450

OS Grid: NZ121984

Mapcode National: GBR H7SD.Q2

Mapcode Global: WHC23.4KW3

Plus Code: 9C7W75JQ+2J

Entry Name: Brinkheugh Farmhouse and Outbuilding to East

Listing Date: 21 October 1953

Last Amended: 15 September 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041906

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236749

Location: Brinkburn, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Brinkburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Longframlington with Brinkburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NZ 19 NW
Brinkheugh Farmhouse and
10/80 outbuilding to east
(formerly listed as
21.10.53 Brinkheugh)

House: Rear wing is C16 or early Cl7 bastle; front block late C17. Front
roughly-squared stone, returns coursed rubble, rear wing large rubble on
boulder plinth, outbuildings rubble; cut dressings. Welsh slate roofs with
end stacks rebuilt in brick on old bases. Double-span plan with attached
outbuilding to east of rear wing.

South elevation 2 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical. Rusticated quoins. Central
6-panel door in bolection-moulded surround and entablature with swan-neck
pediment enclosing initials IBM (James and Margaret Bilton) and worn date
16..; 12-pane sash windows in surrounds with swept convex moulding and
cornices. Coped gables on moulded kneelers; end stacks. Set back to right
is single-storey 2-bay outbuilding with fire window and two 2-light windows,
all blocked, and coped right gable. Left return shows gable end of bastle,
above C18 outshut. At 1st-floor level 2 small chamfered windows, one blocked
but with old iron bars, and 9-pane fixed window; blocked chamfered light to
attic. Right return shows blocked doorway in gable of main block, and gable
end of bastle showing original upper door and window opening, both under
relieving arches, and both now blocked. Rear shows bastle boulder plinth
and 2 late C17 inserted windows, the lower mullioned, and small blocked
chamfered window on ground floor left. Original bastle openings, and window
re-set on north of outbuilding, all have stop-chamfered lintels.

Interior: Large western ground floor room in front block, now subdivided,
has 6-panel door to eastern room in bolection-moulded surround under broken
pediment; panelled double doors to stair in similar surround with cornice;
arched cupboard between panelled pilasters. Eastern room has old fireside
cupboard with H hinges. Bastle part has walls 1.15 metre thick and late
C17 open-well stair inserted into west part, with closed Strings, turned
balusters, moulded handrail and panelled square newels with low pyramidal

tops. Kitchen in east part of bastle has old close-spaced ceiling beams and
cupboard with shaped fielded panels and H hinges. 2-panel doors on lst floor,
those in front block in bolection-moulded surrounds; similarly-moulded stone
surrounds to bedroom fireplaces, that in west bedroom with moulded wood
overmantel and old cupboard alongside. Small timber newel stair, probably
late C17, to bastle attic. Blocked bastle byre door visible from within

Listing NGR: NZ1210498450

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