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The Riding Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bellingham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1512 / 55°9'4"N

Longitude: -2.2745 / 2°16'28"W

OS Eastings: 382602

OS Northings: 584126

OS Grid: NY826841

Mapcode National: GBR D8KW.C8

Mapcode Global: WHB1B.1S5D

Entry Name: The Riding Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370441

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239421

Location: Bellingham, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Bellingham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bellingham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 88 SW

The Riding Farmhouse


House, formerly bastle house. Late C16 or early C17. Extended and altered C18
and early C19. Window sashes and doors and porch C20. Random rubble with
massive quoins. Stone slate roof to bastle, Welsh slate to rear extension.
Double-span roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Front span left 2 bays represent bastle.
End walls of bastle 4½ ft thick, side walls slightly thinner. Original ground
floor entrance now blocked on left return but visible in fireplace inside.
Probably early C18 doorway with rounded jambs now in front wall. Blocked upper
door directly above. One later window left of door and 2 on 1st floor. Slightly
recessed C18 right bay. To rear mainly late C19 or C20 sashes but one 16-pane
sash. Gabled roofs with 2 rebuilt brick gable stacks.

Inside has large C17 or early C18 fireplace with old bressumer.

Listing NGR: NY8260284126

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

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