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Latitude: 54.9733 / 54°58'23"N
Longitude: -2.3655 / 2°21'55"W
OS Eastings: 376701
OS Northings: 564355
OS Grid: NY767643
Mapcode National: GBR CBXY.P0
Mapcode Global: WH913.M8S8
Entry Name: Bastle-Type Building North-East of Hillcrest
Listing Date: 27 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1045242
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240777
Location: Henshaw, Northumberland, NE47
Civil Parish: Henshaw
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Beltingham with Henshaw
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
HENSHAW TOW HOUSE
NY 76 SE
east of Hillcrest
Probably a bastle house, now workshop. Late C16-early C17 with alterations.
Squared rubble, corrugated-asbestos roof. Probably originally 2 storeys, now
a long low single-storey building, Massive roughly-squared quoins. Doorway
unusually set in centre of long wall rather than gable end: huge roughly-squared
alternating jambs and lintel with cambered top; chamfered inner edges, deep
rebate and drawbar socket. Boulder plinth and partly-blocked window on right
return. C20 openings on rear. Pitched roof.
Listing NGR: NY7670164355
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