RIDLEY BASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1370841
Date first listed:
12-Feb-1985
Statutory Address:
RIDLEY BASTLE

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Location

Statutory Address:
RIDLEY BASTLE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bardon Mill
National Grid Reference:
NY7933363844

Details

NY 76 SE 8/21

BARDON MILL RIDLEY Ridley Bastle

II

Bastle House, late C16 or early C17, altered and extended C20. Heavy rubble, massive quoins, slate roof, stone gable stacks. 2 storeys. Ground floor small square window, C20 door, old slit window. 1st floor 2 large C20 windows with remains of original 1st floor door with massive jambs below the left one. C20 attic dormer. Right return has C20 door and lean-to. Pair of corbels for earlier gable stack above. Left return has central boarded door with massive chamfered jambs and lintel turned on edge showing door check and socket for harr. Pair of corbels for earlier gable stack above.

Interior: cobbled byre floor, original rear slit window visible internally, rough transverse beams carrying 1st floor include an unusual forked timber. 1st floor original window to rear is now an alcove. Attic floor beams include another forked timber. Central heavy principal rafter truss, largely concealed in C20 partition.

Although the exterior is extensively altered, the bastle retains a considerable number of original features. Formerly known as Ivy Cottage .

Ramm, McDowall and Mercer,'Shielings and Bastles' HMSO 1970,83.

Listing NGR: NY7933363844

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
239271
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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