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Black Middens Bastlehouse Circa 1/2 Mile South-East of Comb

A Grade II* Listed Building in High Green, Hexham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2037 / 55°12'13"N

Longitude: -2.358 / 2°21'28"W

OS Eastings: 377312

OS Northings: 589992

OS Grid: NY773899

Mapcode National: GBR C8Z8.9F

Mapcode Global: WH8ZY.RGBN

Plus Code: 9C7V6J3R+FR

Entry Name: Black Middens Bastlehouse Circa 1/2 Mile South-East of Comb

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239743

Location: Tarset, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Tarset

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Falstone with Greystead and Thorneyburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 78 NE
31/83 Black Middens
c.1/2 mile south-
east of Comb

Bastlehouse. Late C16 or early C17. Random rubble. Roofless. 2 storeys.
All 4 walls stand to eaves level.

Outside stone steps to original 1st-floor doorway which has chamfered surround;
the lintel has 3 holes for mullions and so may have been altered. Small
narrow chamfered window to right and, to left, a small square window with-
chamfered surround and holes for 2 mullions or iron bars. On the ground floor
two C19 doorways.

Original ground-floor doorway, now-blocked, on right return.

Interior: walls 4 ft. thick. Stumps of curved principals or upper crucks
remain in situ.

Scheduled Ancient Monument. County Number 551.

Listing NGR: NY7731289992

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

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