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Hepburn Bastle, Chillingham

Description: Hepburn Bastle

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 237528

OS Grid Reference: NU0708124881
OS Grid Coordinates: 407081, 624881
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5176, -1.8894

Location: Chillingham, Northumberland NE66 4EG

Locality: Chillingham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 4EG

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There is also a scheduled monument, Tower House in Chillingham Park, 270m North East of Hepburn Cottage, 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.

Listing Text


8/62 Hepburn Bastle


Tower house, i.e. not a bastle. C15 with C16 and c17 windows. Dressed coursed
stone. Tunnel-vaulted basement and two floors above. Chamfered plinth and further
chamfered set back above 1st floor. 2 original slit windows to basement. Mullioned
and mullioned-and-transomed windows above. Roofless and unoccupied at time of

Spiral stair has collapsed.
First mentioned 1509,
Archeologia Aeliana Ns XIV 1891.

Listing NGR: NU0708124881

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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