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Ridley Bastle

A Grade II Listed Building in Bardon Mill, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9688 / 54°58'7"N

Longitude: -2.3243 / 2°19'27"W

OS Eastings: 379333

OS Northings: 563844

OS Grid: NY793638

Mapcode National: GBR DB6Z.LM

Mapcode Global: WH914.8CFP

Entry Name: Ridley Bastle

Listing Date: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239271

Location: Bardon Mill, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Bardon Mill

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Beltingham with Henshaw

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 76 SE

Ridley Bastle


Bastle House, late C16 or early C17, altered and extended C20. Heavy rubble,
massive quoins, slate roof, stone gable stacks. 2 storeys. Ground floor small
square window, C20 door, old slit window. 1st floor 2 large C20 windows with
remains of original 1st floor door with massive jambs below the left one. C20
attic dormer. Right return has C20 door and lean-to. Pair of corbels for earlier
gable stack above. Left return has central boarded door with massive chamfered
jambs and lintel turned on edge showing door check and socket for harr. Pair of
corbels for earlier gable stack above.

Interior: cobbled byre floor, original rear slit window visible internally, rough
transverse beams carrying 1st floor include an unusual forked timber. 1st floor
original window to rear is now an alcove. Attic floor beams include another forked
timber. Central heavy principal rafter truss, largely concealed in C20 partition.

Although the exterior is extensively altered, the bastle retains a considerable
number of original features. Formerly known as Ivy Cottage .

Ramm, McDowall and Mercer,'Shielings and Bastles' HMSO 1970,83.

Listing NGR: NY7933363844

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