Tyne and Wear HER(4946): Throckley, North Farm - Details
Throckley, North Farm
Agriculture and Subsistence
Land Use Site
Farm with industrial interest. A plan of Throckley Manor dated 1805 shows 'Fell Butts Close' on the site of North Farm. By the enclosure award of 1830 the farm is reverse C shaped. In 2008 a building recording was undertaken by ARS Ltd.prior to renovation and conversion of the buildings into cottages. The farm had three phases of construction- 1805, 1849 and 1888. The barn structures were a mix of construction dates. The 19th century barns are of rough and smooth sandstone blocks in a greyish mortar with sandstone ashlar blocks.
<< HER 4946 >> Tyne and Wear Industrial Monuments Trust, Newburn Plan Area; A Plan of Throckley Manor, 1805, NRO 691/1/19 and NCL L942.82 W151N; William Grace W. Bates, 1830, Plan of Throckley Fell, NRO ZGI xxxv/4; Archaeological Research Services Ltd. 2009, North Farm, Throckley - Historic Building Recording