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Latitude: 54.9283 / 54°55'41"N
Longitude: -2.5098 / 2°30'35"W
OS Eastings: 367425
OS Northings: 559411
OS Grid: NY674594
Mapcode National: GBR BCXG.F4
Mapcode Global: WH917.FD27
Entry Name: Lambley Farmhouse and Adjacent Outbuildings
Listing Date: 23 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1370626
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240243
Location: Coanwood, Northumberland, CA8
Civil Parish: Coanwood
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Alston Moor
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NY 65 NE COANWOOD LAMBLEY
6/124 Lambley Farmhouse and
House C16 or early C17, perhaps incorporating medieval fabric, outshut added C18,
facade remodelled late C18 or early C19, altered later Cl9 and C20; outbuildings
late C16 or early C17,altered. Squared stone (re-used from the medieval priory),
rubble dressings, slate roofs. 2 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical. Central renewed
door with latticed overlight, flanked by C20 margined sashes. 1st floor has 5
C20 sash windows in old openings. Coped gables, left end stack brick, right end
stack stone. Lower outbuildings to right in two sections; first part 2 storeys,
2 irregular bays. C20 window with small C17 chamfered window to left. 1st floor
2 C20 sashes with small C17 window to left. Second part 2 storeys, 1 wide bay.
central boarded door with truncated triangular head and heavy dressings, probably
re-set. Above and to left boarded pitching door; below eaves a long line of
pigeon holes with alighting band beneath. Left return shows re-used medieval
voussoirs. Rear elevation: outbuilding to left has boarded door in C17 chamfered
surround. Interior; internal west wall of eastern outbuilding has blocked ogee-
headed niche and corbels above carrying fireplace, later cut through to form
doorway. Interior of house has one C18 fireplace with chamfered surround.
The site of the medieval Lambley priory, a Benedictine nunnery, is thought to
lie in the field south of the farm; sundry architectural fragments lie in the
house garden or have been re-used in the house and farm buildings. The present
house has walls over a metre thick which may be medieval.
The two sections of outbuilding to the east represent later dwellings
of bastle-house type, the second largely rebuilt.
Listing NGR: NY6742559411
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