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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1045253
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240699
Location: Featherstone, Northumberland, NE49
Civil Parish: Featherstone
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Haltwhistle Holy Cross
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/07/2018
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.)
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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