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Bastle 600 Yards North-North-East of Low Leam Farm, Corsenside

Description: Bastle 600 Yards North-North-East of Low Leam Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239450

OS Grid Reference: NY8777186740
OS Grid Coordinates: 387771, 586740
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1748, -2.1935

Location: Corsenside, Northumberland NE48 2SB

Locality: Corsenside
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 2SB

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Listing Text


2/70 Bastle 600 yards north-
north-east of Low Leam

Ruined bastle. Late C16 or early C17. Random rubble with massive quoins on
boulder plinth. Walls 4 ft thick. 45 ft by 25 ft. 3 walls stand almost to
full height. Original ground-floor door, to right of centre in long side,
has massive jamb stones and lintel with rounded arrises. Similar surrounds
to original upper door directly above. Left and right on 1st floor small
square windows with chamfered surrounds and holes for iron bars. Rear wall
has slit windows on both floors.

Inside has rebates for harr-hung door and drawbars. There is a set-back at
1st floor level for roof timbers and corbelling on right gable end for fireplace.
3 square recesses.

Listing NGR: NY8777186740

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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