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The Bastle

A Grade II Listed Building in Carham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.6158 / 55°36'56"N

Longitude: -2.2614 / 2°15'40"W

OS Eastings: 383634

OS Northings: 635830

OS Grid: NT836358

Mapcode National: GBR D3NH.6Q

Mapcode Global: WH9Z6.73DP

Entry Name: The Bastle

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237979

Location: Carham, Northumberland, TD12

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Carham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Carham St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NT 83 NW
8/12 The Bastle

Fortified house, known as 'The Bastle' and now used as a workshop. Probably
C16. Random rubble with dressed stone quoins. 2 storeys. Rectangular c.60 x
25 ft. Blocked ground-floor doorway with alternating-block surround under
relieving arch on long north side. On the same side two blocked small square
windows. Steeply-pitched gabled roof with crow steps on west, reverse crow
steps on east. 1st-floor entrance was originally on east gable (of Akeld
Bastle), now replaced by C20 sliding door. In the gable a square-chamfered
window, formerly with a mullion, rebated for shutters. Similar window in
west gable. Later lean-tos on south side.

Interior: walls c. 4 ft. 6 inches thick. Only part of the ground floor
tunnel vault remains. It is high and round. The eaves appear unaltered
which suggests that the 1st floor had very low side walls. Roof timbers C19.

Listing NGR: NT8363435830

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