Hankwell Farmhouse, Stamfordham

Has been described as a Questionable Bastle

There are masonry ruins/remnants remains

NameHankwell Farmhouse, Stamfordham
Alternative Names
Historic CountryNorthumberland
Modern AuthorityNorthumberland
1974 AuthorityNorthumberland
Civil ParishStamfordham

C17 with early C19 additions. Random rubble with Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys. 3-bay house extended by inclusion of 2-bay former cottage to right and 2-bay outbuilding to left. Original house: C20 glazed door in C17 chamfered alternating-block surround with hoodmould. Flanking C20 tripartite sashes under C17 hoodmoulds. 12-pane sashes above. Large stone above door, probably doorstep of 1st floor doorway and possible indication that the house was bastle-derivative type. Flanking sections have similar windows. Gabled roof with banded ridge and end stacks. Walls c.3 ft. thick. (Listed Building Report)

Gatehouse Comments

What did the listings report mean by 'bastle-derivative''? Seemingly the description is of a C17 building with 3 foot thick walls and a first floor doorway.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

This is a Grade 2 listed building protected by law

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Historic England Listed Building number(s)
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County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceNZ077717
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