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Bastle House Attached to Brig Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Corsenside, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2015 / 55°12'5"N

Longitude: -2.1725 / 2°10'20"W

OS Eastings: 389120

OS Northings: 589709

OS Grid: NY891897

Mapcode National: GBR F889.G6

Mapcode Global: WHB15.LJP9

Plus Code: 9C7V6R2H+J2

Entry Name: Bastle House Attached to Brig Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239437

Location: Corsenside, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Corsenside

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Corsenside St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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2/57 Bastle house attached to
Brig farmhouse


Bastle house now used as byre and store. Late C16/early C17. Upper floor partly
rebuilt probably in C18. Openings altered C18. Random rubble 4½ ft thick with massive
quoins and boulder plinth. Welsh slate roof. 33 ft x 23 ft. 2 storeys. Ground floor
has later door, with flat reveals, to right; and original door, 30 inches wide with
splayed reveals, in centre. Original upper door also now a window is directly above
with 2 later windows left and right. One very small window on ground floor rear and C20
brick outside stair. Gabled roof with kneelers.

Interior has old wood lintels to original ground floor door and to all openings on front
of 1st floor. Corbels of former fireplace visible in ground floor and 3 square recesses
to sides of former fireplaces on 1st floor. C18 roof timbers with tie and collar beams.

Shielings and Bastles: Ramm, McDowall, Mercer. HMSO. 1970.

Listing NGR: NY8912089709

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