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Latitude: 54.9031 / 54°54'11"N
Longitude: -2.339 / 2°20'20"W
OS Eastings: 378356
OS Northings: 556541
OS Grid: NY783565
Mapcode National: GBR DC3R.D5
Mapcode Global: WH91J.11F0
Plus Code: 9C6VWM36+69
Entry Name: Range of Buildings to North West of Monk Farmhouse
Listing Date: 23 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042998
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240129
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
Tagged with: Building
NY 75 NE ALLENDALE
8/9 Range of-buildings to
north-west of Monk
Range of buildings, formerly partly domestic. C16/C17, perhaps incorporating
earlier fabric, with later alterations. Rubble, heavy quoins, stone dressings
to some openings. North-west slope of roof stone flags, south-east slope
slate. Both external elevations and internal walls show a variety of openings,
some blocked, of different dates, including a number of doorways with monolithic
flat-pointed or round-arched heads. One internal wall towards the south-west
end of the range has a blocked door with a 2-centred pointed arch. The north-
east gable has a blocked central door with a monolithic flat-pointed head and
is capped by a square dovecote carried on a row of 4 corbels, with a pyramidal
stone slate roof. The dovecote is a later adaptation of a large stack, the
massive lintel of the 1st floor fireplace remaining visible internally.
Monk Farm is traditionally said to be a medieval property of Hexham Priory.
The range of buildings preserves a number of features of bastle house type.
Ramm, McDowall and Mercer, 'Shielings and Bastles' HMSO 1970 p.80-81.
Listing NGR: NY7835656541
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