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Latitude: 54.9117 / 54°54'42"N
Longitude: -2.3276 / 2°19'39"W
OS Eastings: 379095
OS Northings: 557494
OS Grid: NY790574
Mapcode National: GBR DC5N.W2
Mapcode Global: WH91B.6SWZ
Entry Name: Burnlaw Farmhouse
Listing Date: 23 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042992
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240122
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 75 NE ALLENDALE
8/2 Burnlaw Farmhouse
House, C16 or early C17 bastle remodelled and extended later C17, extended
C18, altered C19. Main block rubble with large quoins, extensions rubble,
stone dressings, partly rendered. Slate roofs, fish-scale on main block.
Front elevation; main block 2 storeys and attics, 3 windows. Central door
with dressed stone surround; 16-pane sash windows with slightly projecting
sills, except for window above door which is altered 2-light mullioned
window. Small attic window beneath eaves has chamfered stone surround.
Remains of several blocked mullioned windows. One-bay left extension has
2-light windows with square-section mullions and doorway with wave-moulded
jambs and head. Second extension to left has door with alternating jambs;
altered windows, some with remains of chamfered surrounds. Ashlar end
chimneys, the outer ones corniced, that at junction stepped. Rendered right
return has central blocked round-headed door from original bastle house;
various C20 windows. Rear wing, 3 storeys and attic. Ground floor doorway
has flattened Tudor arch in square frame, lintel inscribed 'T.S. 1662'; and
altered 2-light mullioned window. On 1st floor 2 2-light mullioned windows
with Cl9 leaded lights and coloured glass margins; two small chamfered-
surround windows above.
Ramm, McDowall and Mercer, 'Shielings and Bastles' HMSO 1970, p.80.
Listing NGR: NY7909557494
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