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Two outbuildings, including a recessed beehive, and linking wall near north range of Featherstone Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Featherstone, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9427 / 54°56'33"N

Longitude: -2.5105 / 2°30'37"W

OS Eastings: 367392

OS Northings: 561008

OS Grid: NY673610

Mapcode National: GBR BCX8.8Z

Mapcode Global: WH917.D1R6

Entry Name: Two outbuildings, including a recessed beehive, and linking wall near north range of Featherstone Castle

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045253

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240699

Location: Featherstone, Northumberland, NE49

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Featherstone

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Haltwhistle Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/07/2018

FEATHERSTONE
HALL BANK (South side, off)
Two outbuildings, including a recessed beehive, and linking wall near north range of Featherstone Castle

(Formerly listed as Two outbuildings and linking wall near north range of Featherstone Castle.)

GV
II
Two outbuildings and linking wall. Early C19. Squared and coursed rubble; concrete-tiled roofs; stone chimneys. Two parallel ranges on opposite sides of stable yard with linking wall across west end of yard. Within the gable of the stables is a recessed beehive. It is rectangle in shape and has external opening covered by a (renewed) wooden panel, measuring approximately 30cm by 35cm, containing a flight hole, approximately 20 cm by 2cm. Access for the bee keeper was by a hatch in the attic floor of the stables. It was last in use prior to World War II

Two storey, six bay north range formerly barn and coach house. Two elliptical coach arches (arch in end bay now blocked); doorway with alternating jambs flanked by boarded openings; loading bay above; pitched roof. Four rows of breathers on west gable end. Continuous single-storey outshut with pent roof on north.

Two storey, five bay south range, now workshop and storage, has altered openings including some C19 two-light mullioned windows. Crow-stepped gables. Roof has end stacks.

Linking wall has taller embattled north section with wide elliptical archway.

Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NY6739261008

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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