Description: Building 10m West of House Adjoining West End of Mellom Cottage
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
NY 86 NW HAYDON CHESTERWOOD (North side)
5/35 Building 10m. west of house
adjoining west end of
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
Ramm, McDowell and Mercer, 'Shielings and Bastles' HMSO 1970, 87
Listing NGR: NY8295465163
Source: English Heritage
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