BASTLE HOUSE CIRCA 50 YARDS NORTH OF WHITLEES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1155121
Date first listed:
29-May-1987
Statutory Address:
BASTLE HOUSE CIRCA 50 YARDS NORTH OF WHITLEES

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Location

Statutory Address:
BASTLE HOUSE CIRCA 50 YARDS NORTH OF WHITLEES

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Elsdon
National Park:
NORTHUMBERLAND
National Grid Reference:
NY 95992 92639

Details

ELSDON WHITLEES NY 99 SE 11/24 Bastle house c.50 yards north of Whitlees II

Bastle house now used as store. C16 or early C17; reduced in height and re- roofed C19. Massive random rubble with boulder plinth; Welsh slate roof. c.38 x 20 ft. C18 or early C19 double door to right of centre. To left on ground floor a small square window with chamfered surround and grid of 4 iron bars. Small square blocked window above.

Blocked ground-floor doorway on right return has slightly chamfered alternating- block-surround and lintel with relieving arch over.

Interior: walls c.54 inches thick up to c.7 ft then offest by c.9 inches to support the lst floor. Blocked gun loop on west wall. Vestiges of lst floor fireplace at east end. 2 square recesses in west end.

Shielings and Bastles: Ramm, McDowall and Mercer: HMSO: 1970.

Listing NGR: NY9599292639

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
236264
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ramm, H G , Shielings and Bastles, (1970)

Legal

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

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Date: 16 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/07173/02
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