Stonehouse Tower remains, Nicholforest - Carlisle

Medieval pele tower. Only two walls stand to any height (approximately 4.5 metres). The east wall is used as part of a cattle shed, but the remainder of the structure is in poor condition and suffering from slow decay. No solution has been agreed.

Stonehouse Tower remains, Nicholforest - Carlisle
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Stonehouse Tower bastle
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1019530
  • Local Planning Authority: Carlisle
  • Site Type: Domestic > Fortified house


  • Building Name: Stonehouse Tower remains
  • County: Cumbria
  • District / Borough: Carlisle
  • Parish: Nicholforest
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Penrith and The Border
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Unknown