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Latitude: 55.2784 / 55°16'42"N
Longitude: -2.1026 / 2°6'9"W
OS Eastings: 393582
OS Northings: 598251
OS Grid: NY935982
Mapcode National: GBR F7RD.LN
Mapcode Global: WHB0T.NLZD
Entry Name: High Shaw Bastle
Listing Date: 21 October 1953
Last Amended: 29 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041244
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236274
Location: Hepple, Northumberland, NE19
Civil Parish: Hepple
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Elsdon St Cuthbert
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
HEPPLE HIGH SHAW
NY 99 NW 936983
5/34 High Shaw Bastle
(formerly listed as
Pele nearly ½ mile WNW
21.10.53 of the Raw (in Woodside
Bastlehouse. C16 or early C17. Massive coursed rubble. Only the ground floor
remains. c.40 x 24 ft. c.12 ft. high. Ground-floor doorway in east gable
end has chamfered alternating-block surround with relieving arch over. Above
the ground floor a chamfered string course - the only bastle to posses this
feature. Triangular opening, probably a gun loop, in east end.
Interior: walls c.64 inches thick. Segmental tunnel vault with ladder hole
only c.12 inches square. Doorway is rebated and has drawbar holes. In west
wall a roughly-made recess with a vertical shaft in the thickness of the wall
and a well-dressed triangular opening through the wall, possibly a gun loop
Shielings and Bastles: Ramm, Mercer & McDowall: HMSO: 1970.
Listing NGR: NY9358298251
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