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Bastle on North Side of Road, Tarset

Description: Bastle on North Side of Road

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239745

OS Grid Reference: NY7878688982
OS Grid Coordinates: 378786, 588982
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1947, -2.3348

Location: Tarset, Northumberland NE48 1NG

Locality: Tarset
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 1NG

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There is also a scheduled monument, Gatehouse South bastle, 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

NY 78 NE
31/85 Bastle on north
side of road


Bastlehouse. C16 or early C17. Random rubble with Welsh slate roof. 2
storeys. c.40 x 25 ft. Stone stairs to original 1st-floor doorway which
has alternating-block surround with rounded arrises. Small chamfered window
to right with blind segmental-arch over. To left small square window with
chamfered surround. C19 gabled roof.

Original ground-floor doorway, in right gable end, has relieving arch over.

Interior: walls c.5 ft. thick. Rebated doorway with drawbar tunnels. Old
beams support 1st floor. Corbelled out at south-west end to support fireplace.

Ramm, McDowall, Mercer : Shielings and Bastles : HMSO: 1970.

Scheduled Ancient Monument. County Number 550.

Listing NGR: NY7878688982

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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