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Building 10m West of House Adjoining West End of Mellom Cottage, Haydon

Description: Building 10m West of House Adjoining West End of Mellom Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239285

OS Grid Reference: NY8295465163
OS Grid Coordinates: 382954, 565163
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9808, -2.2679

Location: Bardon Mill, Northumberland NE47 6HW

Locality: Haydon
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 6HW

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Listing Text


5/35 Building 10m. west of house
adjoining west end of
Mellom Cottage

Outbuilding, formerly a pair of bastle houses, reduced in height. Cl6 or early
C17. Large rubble with galleting, massive quoins. West part has asbestos roof,
east part corrugated iron roof. The eastern bastle has been built onto the gable
end of the western. Front elevation: blocked door with massive jambs and lintel,
Cl9 sash window, slit window, straight joint, remains of blocked door to former
1st floor, blocked door with massive jambs and exceptionally massive lintel.
Rear elevation partly rebuilt with later doors.

Interior: set-back for former 1st floor, traces of fireplace against east gable
of east bastle.

An example of 'terraced' bastles, which at one time probably made up the whole
of Chesterwood.

Ramm, McDowell and Mercer, 'Shielings and Bastles' HMSO 1970, 87

Listing NGR: NY8295465163

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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