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Ridley Bastle, Bardon Mill

Description: Ridley Bastle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239271

OS Grid Reference: NY7933363844
OS Grid Coordinates: 379333, 563843
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9688, -2.3243

Location: Bardon Mill, Northumberland NE47 7BP

Locality: Bardon Mill
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 7BP

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Listing Text


8/21 Ridley Bastle


Bastle House, late C16 or early C17, altered and extended C20. Heavy rubble,
massive quoins, slate roof, stone gable stacks. 2 storeys. Ground floor small
square window, C20 door, old slit window. 1st floor 2 large C20 windows with
remains of original 1st floor door with massive jambs below the left one. C20
attic dormer. Right return has C20 door and lean-to. Pair of corbels for earlier
gable stack above. Left return has central boarded door with massive chamfered
jambs and lintel turned on edge showing door check and socket for harr. Pair of
corbels for earlier gable stack above.

Interior: cobbled byre floor, original rear slit window visible internally, rough
transverse beams carrying 1st floor include an unusual forked timber. 1st floor
original window to rear is now an alcove. Attic floor beams include another forked
timber. Central heavy principal rafter truss, largely concealed in C20 partition.

Although the exterior is extensively altered, the bastle retains a considerable
number of original features. Formerly known as Ivy Cottage .

Ramm, McDowall and Mercer,'Shielings and Bastles' HMSO 1970,83.

Listing NGR: NY7933363844

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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