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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: OUTER BAILEY WALLS AND ATTACHED FARMBUILDINGS

List entry Number: 1044803

Location

OUTER BAILEY WALLS AND ATTACHED FARMBUILDINGS

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthumberlandUnitary AuthorityCorbridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-May-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239859

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History

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Details

CORBRIDGE AYDON NZ 0066 19/98 Aydon Castle. Outer bailey walls and attached farmbuildings

GV I

Curtain wall with towers, and later farmbuildings. C14, farmbuildings early C19. Rubble with dressings; stone slate roofs. Irregular pentagonal enclosure. South curtain west of main block has chamfered C17 doorway and remains of 4 C14 windows each of 2 shoulder-arched lights. North end of west curtain canted forward with blocked shoulder-arched postern. North-west curtain has segmental- headed gateway and corbelled-out garderobes on either side of projecting rectangular tower. D-shaped tower at north angle reduced to barrel-vaulted lower stage, with pointed-arched doorway to bailey. North-east and east curtains much reduced.

Farmbuilding adjacent to inner face of west curtain 2 storeys, 3 wide bays. Boarded doors between bays, varied fenestration in old openings. North end built against ruined C14 wall, with gap representing former gateway, which links to north-west range of main buildings (q.v.). Former cartshed, adjacent to north-east curtain 1 storey, 6 bays. Square stone piers with chamfered caps carrying timber lintels; pent roof. Contemporary pent privy adjacent to west end.

Listing NGR: NZ0010866291

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National Grid Reference: NZ 00108 66291

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