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Range of Buildings Adjacent to West Side of Low Sinderhope Shield Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Allendale, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.863 / 54°51'46"N

Longitude: -2.2378 / 2°14'15"W

OS Eastings: 384836

OS Northings: 552049

OS Grid: NY848520

Mapcode National: GBR DDT6.BJ

Mapcode Global: WHB2W.L1M8

Entry Name: Range of Buildings Adjacent to West Side of Low Sinderhope Shield Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240218

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


15/98 Range of buildings adjacent
to west side of Low
Sinderhope Shield Farmhouse

Bastle house, late C16 or early C17 with C17 extension, altered C18. Massive
rubble with roughly-shaped quoins, stone dressings; slate roof with stone
stack to right. Bastle to left 3 storeys, 2 bays. External stone stair to
C20 doorway. Blocked overlight and window opening to left have C18 wedge
lintels. Small C19 2nd floor window. Extension to right 2 storeys, 3 bays.
Round-headed chamfered through-passage doorway and small rectangular window,
flanked by narrow loops, to right. To left of through passage external stone
stair to doorway with overlight, both in chamfered surrounds; to right 2 C18
window openings with wedge lintels. Farmhouse to right c19, altered, not of
interest. Left return has central ground-floor loop. Rear elevation; bastle
to right has boulder plinth, inserted doorway and small 1st floor window.
Extension to left has through-passage doorway similar to that opposite,with
small loop to left and 2-light window,which has lost its mullion,above.
Interior: end wall of bastle has original byre entrance with flattened Tudor-
arched head and segmental rear arch. C17 extension has original transverse
beams and corbels at east end to carry 1st floor hearth. 1st floor room not
seen as full of hay. An interesting example of a very substantial bastle with
an early extension in which the domestic accommodation remained at 1st floor

Listing NGR: NY8483652049

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