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Bastle Houses at Ottercops Farm, Elsdon

Description: Bastle Houses at Ottercops Farm

Grade: II
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

Location: A696, Elsdon, Northumberland NE19 2RJ

Locality: Elsdon
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 2RJ

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Listing Text

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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