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Latitude: 54.9031 / 54°54'11"N
Longitude: -2.2359 / 2°14'9"W
OS Eastings: 384973
OS Northings: 556510
OS Grid: NY849565
Mapcode National: GBR DCTR.R5
Mapcode Global: WHB2P.M1J1
Plus Code: 9C6VWQ37+6M
Entry Name: Moor Houses Farmhouse and Attached Range to West
Listing Date: 23 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042976
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240180
Location: Allendale, Northumberland, NE47
Civil Parish: Allendale
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Allendale St Cuthbert
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NY 85 NW ALLENDALE CHAT'S LANE (South side)
9/60 Moor Houses Farmhouse
and attached range to
Bastle house late C16 or early C17, extended late C17, present house added
C19, all now agricultural store. Large rubble with heavy roughly-shaped
quoins, stone dressings, stone-slate roof. Rubble stacks to left gable and
on ridge, brick gable stack to farmhouse. 2 storeys, 5 bays, irregular.
Bastle with extension to right and taller farmhouse far right. Inserted
doorway to bastle with remains of original 1st floor doorway above, doorway
to extension with chamfered surround, irregular fenestration. Left return
(visible inside farm building) shows central byre entrance of bastle with
chamfered round-headed doorway. Ruinous outshut to rear. Interior shows
corbelled 1st floor fireplace in bastle, 1st floor fireplace in extension
with flattened triangular head in square frame, old collar-beam roof truss
in extension. Later farm buildings slightly set back to left not of interest.
An interesting building demonstrating the development over 3 centuries by
successive additions rather than rebuilding.
Listing NGR: NY8497356510
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