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Woodhouses Bastlehouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Harbottle, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2967 / 55°17'47"N

Longitude: -2.0555 / 2°3'19"W

OS Eastings: 396576

OS Northings: 600283

OS Grid: NT965002

Mapcode National: GBR G726.S3

Mapcode Global: WHB0V.D4FB

Entry Name: Woodhouses Bastlehouse

Location: Harbottle, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Parish: Harbottle

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Listing Date: 21 October 1953

Last Amended: 3 September 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236176

Source ID: 1155771

Listing Text

NT 90 SE
21/89
21/10/53


HARBOTTLE
HOLYSTONE GRANGE
Woodhouses Bastle-
house (formerly
listed as Woodhouses
Pele)


GV
II*


Bastlehouse. Dated 1602 WP BP TAM. WP stands for William Potte who owned land
here. The building however may be C16 and the datestone an insertion.

Random rubble. Largely roofless but some stone slates remain. 2 storeys.
37 ft. by 25 ft.

Ground floor door in north gable end has slightly-chamfered alternating-block
surround. Above the lintel is the inscribed datestone with a short hoodmould
over and a relieving arch on top. This is an unusual arrangment and may be an
insertion.

On long east side 2 small slit windows on ground floor and 2 square windows to
lst floor with holes for iron bars.

West side has two C19 4-light mullioned windows.

1st floor doorway in south gable is C19 replacement.

Interior: tunnel-vaulted ground floor. Later stone stairs pierce vault in
south east corner.

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


Listing NGR: NT9658200288

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