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Bastle House Circa 50 Yards North of Whitlees, Elsdon

Description: Bastle House Circa 50 Yards North of Whitlees

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236264

OS Grid Reference: NY9599292639
OS Grid Coordinates: 395992, 592639
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2280, -2.0645

Location: Elsdon, Northumberland NE19 1BT

Locality: Elsdon
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 1BT

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Listing Text

NY 99 SE
11/24 Bastle house
c.50 yards north
of Whitlees

Bastle house now used as store. C16 or early C17; reduced in height and re-
roofed C19. Massive random rubble with boulder plinth; Welsh slate roof.
c.38 x 20 ft. C18 or early C19 double door to right of centre. To left on
ground floor a small square window with chamfered surround and grid of 4 iron
bars. Small square blocked window above.

Blocked ground-floor doorway on right return has slightly chamfered alternating-
block-surround and lintel with relieving arch over.

Interior: walls c.54 inches thick up to c.7 ft then offest by c.9 inches to
support the lst floor. Blocked gun loop on west wall. Vestiges of lst floor
fireplace at east end. 2 square recesses in west end.

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

Listing NGR: NY9599292639

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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