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Knarsdale Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.8855 / 54°53'7"N

Longitude: -2.5009 / 2°30'3"W

OS Eastings: 367966

OS Northings: 554643

OS Grid: NY679546

Mapcode National: GBR BCZY.CG

Mapcode Global: WH91F.KGBK

Entry Name: Knarsdale Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155547

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240274

Location: Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh, Northumberland, CA8

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Alston Moor

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


10.6.52 Knarsdale Hall Farmhouse


Manor House. C17 block, now partly farm building, extended to north by an
addition with a contemporary outshut in later C17. Rubble with stone dressings;
roof partly stone slate and partly C20 tile. 2 tall storeys 5 + 2 bays.
Original block has inserted boarded door with alternating tooled and margined
jambs in 2nd bay, and inserted pitching door over. Extension has renewed
door in eared architrave at left of 1st bay. 2-light chamfered mullioned
windows with moulded dripstones, ground floor window in 3rd bay having lost
its mullion. Stone stacks on ridge and right gable. Right return has small
blocked attic window in chamfered surround and, set back to right, the end
of the outshut with C18 flat-faced 2-light mullioned window and later Cl9
sash above. Rear elevation; outshut I½ storeys; boarded door with alternating
tooled and margined jambs, flat-faced 2-light mullioned window to right, 2-light
chamfered mullioned window over. Wall of original block has 2-light chamfered
mullioned window and small window with chamfered surround. Brick lean-to not
of interest. Interior of house much altered. The hall stands on a medieval
site, a steep-sided mound which was probably fortified, a seat of the Pratt
family who forfeited it to the Crown in the reign of Edward I. It later passed
to the Swinburns.

Listing NGR: NY6796654643

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