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Bastle Houses at Ottercops Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Elsdon, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1948 / 55°11'41"N

Longitude: -2.0692 / 2°4'9"W

OS Eastings: 395689

OS Northings: 588950

OS Grid: NY956889

Mapcode National: GBR F8ZC.TM

Mapcode Global: WHB17.5PXG

Entry Name: Bastle Houses at Ottercops Farm

Listing Date: 26 August 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371455

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236240

Location: Elsdon, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Elsdon

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Elsdon St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 98 NE
(North side, off)
16/1 Bastle houses at
26/8/81 Ottercops Farm


Bastle houses: 2 attached dwellings, now farm stores. The earlier (east) part
recorded in 1604, the west part early C17 and partly rebuilt C18 or early C19.
Random rubble with Welsh slate roof.

Two C19 doorways on ground floor with stable-type doors. To right an original
slit window with chamfered surround. In centre later stone steps to original
1st floor doorways. Small window with chamfered surround to right, later
window to left. Gabled roof with brick end and ridge stacks.

Original blocked ground-floor doorway on right return, has chamfered surround
and relieving arch over lintel.

Outside stone steps on left return.

Interior: Walls 54 inches thick.

Ramm H.G., McDowell R.W., Mercer E. : Shielings and Bastles H.M.S.O. London 1970.

Listing NGR: NY9568988950

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