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White Lea House and Adjacent Farmbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.8416 / 54°50'29"N

Longitude: -2.4294 / 2°25'45"W

OS Eastings: 372521

OS Northings: 549722

OS Grid: NY725497

Mapcode National: GBR CDGG.V7

Mapcode Global: WH91N.NKCR

Plus Code: 9C6VRHRC+J6

Entry Name: White Lea House and Adjacent Farmbuilding

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240257

Location: Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh, Northumberland, CA9

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Alston Moor

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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19/138 White Lea house and
adjacent farmbuilding


Bastle house, late C16 or early C17 altered later c17; farm building probably
late C18. House massive rubble with roughly-shaped quoins, stone dressings.
Farm building rubble with dressings, stone slate roofs. House 2 storeys,
irregular fenestration. Central boarded door with alternating jambs; to left
C20 window, to right 2-light window with ovolo-section mullion and old iron
bars, lintel inscribed 'N : L : K : L : APR : 1682' between stylised foliage.
1st floor has a small slit and 2 small windows in chamfered surrounds, the
left,set within the blocking of an earlier 1st floor door, retains its old
iron bar. Old stone gable stacks, that to left heightened when the farm building
was built. Farm building to left has 2 doorways with alternating jambs. 2
ground-floor boarded doors to farm building, that to right in old chamfered
surround, loading door above and to right. Interior of farm building: blocked
byre door of original bastle visible, with chamfered surround. Original small
1st floor loop in rear wall of bastle now opens into later outshut.
A good example of a bastle house modified in the late C17 with a later farm
building providing byre and barn facilites.

Listing NGR: NY7252149722

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