Woodhouses Bastlehouse, Harbottle
Description: Woodhouses Bastlehouse
Date Listed: 21 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236176
OS Grid Reference: NT9658200288
OS Grid Coordinates: 396582, 600288
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2967, -2.0554
Location: Harbottle, Northumberland NE65 7AN
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There is also a scheduled monument, Bastle, 100m South-West of Holystone Grange, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
HARBOTTLE HOLYSTONE GRANGE
NT 90 SE
21/89 Woodhouses Bastle-
21/10/53 house (formerly
listed as Woodhouses
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
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
Source: English Heritage
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