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Doddington Bastle, Doddington

Description: Doddington Bastle

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 237716

OS Grid Reference: NT9981232503
OS Grid Coordinates: 399812, 632503
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5862, -2.0045

Location: B6525, Doddington, Northumberland NE71 6AL

Locality: Doddington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE71 6AL

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There is also a scheduled monument, Bastle House, 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


9/7 Doddington Bastle


Ruined strong house. 1584 for Lord Grey. Very large roughly-dressed stone with
dressed stone quoins and window surrounds. T-shaped. 3-storey main block with
projecting 3-storey gabled stair tower.

Main block c.60 ft x 25 ft. West wall stands to full height, north wall to
c.20 ft. Doorway formerly to right of stair tower.

Tower stands to full height and has 3 slit windows on south front.

Remains of parapet visible in south-west corner.

To rear 3 large buttresses and blocked door. 2 slit windows.

Interior of stair tower has remains of stone newel stair. Large blocked segmental
arch to fireplace on ground floor. Further fireplace with flat lintel on 1st floor.

Listing NGR: NT9981232503

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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