Barty's Pele / Borbie Castle Circa 1/2 Mile North-West Of Comb

14 Mar 2003
Barty's Pele, Tarset, Tynedale, Northumberland
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Borbie Castle Circa 1/2 Mile North-West Of Comb, Tarset, Tynedale, Northumberland
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TARSET COMB NY 79 SE 762909 23/84 Borbie Castle c.1/2 mile north- west of Comb (formerly listed as Barty's Pele) II

Ruined bastlehouse. C16 or early C17. Large blocks of random rubble. Walls standing from c.8-15 feet high, c.57 inches thick. Ground-floor doorway, in north gable end, has alternating-block surround with rounded arrises, and relieving arch of which only one voussoir remains. A slit window in the south gable end. Inside the doorway is rebated and has hole for harr post and drawbar tunnels. The springing of the vault remains.

Listing NGR: NY7615390991


This is part of the Series: IOE\Robinson_Kenneth IOE Records for Robinson, Kenneth; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Kenneth Robinson. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Robinson, Kenneth

Rights Holder: Robinson, Kenneth


Rubble, Medieval Bastle, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Fortified House, Stuart House, Jacobean Domestic, Dwelling, Defence