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Butterknowes Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Brinkburn, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2866 / 55°17'11"N

Longitude: -1.8577 / 1°51'27"W

OS Eastings: 409133

OS Northings: 599168

OS Grid: NZ091991

Mapcode National: GBR H7G9.LQ

Mapcode Global: WHC22.FDL3

Plus Code: 9C7W74PR+JW

Entry Name: Butterknowes Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236751

Location: Brinkburn, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Brinkburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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9/82 Butterknowes

Bastle, late C16 or early C17; extended and refronted c.1800; rear wing and
outshut second quarter of C19. Original parts heavy rubble; extension,
porch and front wall squared stone; C19 parts squared stone with tooled-and-
margined dressings. Welsh slate roof.

2 storeys, 1 + 2 bays. Right part has 4-pane sash windows, in chamfered
surrounds, with slightly-projecting sills. Coped gables with stepped-and-
banded end stacks. c.1800 left part, slightly set back, has renewed door in
chamfered surround on left return of projecting porch with 6-pore casement
and gable slit in front wall; windows, to left of porch, similar to right
part. Coped left gable with stepped-and-banded end stack; 4-pore sash on
left return. Rear elevation shows original bastle masonry above outshut
with part-latticed window; to left is projecting wing of 2 low storeys with
hip-ended roof.

Interior: North and west walls of bastle 1.20 metres thick. life east end
wall, where by analogy with Brinkheugh and Thropton bastles one would expect
to find both byre and upper doorways, is not exposed.

Listing NGR: NZ0913399168

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