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Hopehead Farmhouse and Adjacent Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Allendale, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.8207 / 54°49'14"N

Longitude: -2.265 / 2°15'54"W

OS Eastings: 383067

OS Northings: 547349

OS Grid: NY830473

Mapcode National: GBR DDMP.FP

Mapcode Global: WHB32.53N6

Entry Name: Hopehead Farmhouse and Adjacent Buildings

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155000

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240230

Location: Allendale, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Allendale

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Allendale St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


21/110 Hopehead Farmhouse
and adjacent buildings


Bastle house late C16 or early C17, 2nd floor added late C17. Farmhouse and
barn to south-west C18 altered C19. Bastle rubble with roughly-shaped quoins,
C20 asbestos roof. House and barn rubble with cut quoins; stone slate roofs,
stone stacks. House 3 storeys, 2 wide bays. Groundflarhas inserted cart
entrance with timber lintel, flanked by blocked windows; 1st and 2nd floors
altered sashes. Barn to left 3 storeys, various openings. Bastle to right 3
storeys, 2 bays. 2nd floor has 2 square windows with chamfered surrounds, above
roof of later outbuilding. Recesses of 1st floor door and flanking windows
visible internally. Right return: bastle end wall has chamfered Tudor-arched
door with illegible lintel inscription. Rear elevation; house has outshut with
various openings. Bastle has small 1st floor window with chamfered surround;
to right enlarged ground-floor loop with inserted pitching door above. Interior
of bastle shows inserted C18 fireplaces and scar of earlier hood. Central
upper-cruck roof truss.

The bastle is one of the best preserved in Northumberland; the late C17
heightening is paralleled at Hole Bastle in Bellingham parish.

Listing NGR: NY8306747349

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

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