Description: Bastle Houses at Ottercops Farm
Date Listed: 26 August 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 236240
OS Grid Reference: NY9568988950
OS Grid Coordinates: 395689, 588950
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1948, -2.0692
ELSDON A 696
NY 98 NE
(North side, off)
16/1 Bastle houses at
26/8/81 Ottercops Farm
Bastle houses: 2 attached dwellings, now farm stores. The earlier (east) part
recorded in 1604, the west part early C17 and partly rebuilt C18 or early C19.
Random rubble with Welsh slate roof.
Two C19 doorways on ground floor with stable-type doors. To right an original
slit window with chamfered surround. In centre later stone steps to original
1st floor doorways. Small window with chamfered surround to right, later
window to left. Gabled roof with brick end and ridge stacks.
Original blocked ground-floor doorway on right return, has chamfered surround
and relieving arch over lintel.
Outside stone steps on left return.
Interior: Walls 54 inches thick.
Ramm H.G., McDowell R.W., Mercer E. : Shielings and Bastles H.M.S.O. London 1970.
Listing NGR: NY9568988950
Source: English Heritage
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