The Haining (Elsdon)
The derelict remains of a small 17th century farmstead called The Haining stand west of Elsdon village. The earliest documentary record of the farm is in 1663 and it also appears in later 17th century parish registers. The farmhouse was probably built in about 1650 and is a typical Northumbrian pattern, being only one rook deep. It has a central door leading into a lobby with a room each side, a flight of stair lead to the first floor which is a single large room.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
|Event(s):||BUILDING SURVEY, The Haining, near Elsdon 1992; TRAD ARCHIT GROUP|
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Haining. An historical and archaeological assessment 2008; P Ryder
BUILDING SURVEY, The Haining 2010; Archaeological Services Durham University
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Source of Reference
Local History of Elsdon
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