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Hole Bastle, 20 Yards North of Hole Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bellingham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1561 / 55°9'22"N

Longitude: -2.2102 / 2°12'36"W

OS Eastings: 386705

OS Northings: 584664

OS Grid: NY867846

Mapcode National: GBR F80T.9G

Mapcode Global: WHB1C.0NTL

Plus Code: 9C7V5Q4Q+FW

Entry Name: Hole Bastle, 20 Yards North of Hole Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044998

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239410

Location: Bellingham, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Bellingham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bellingham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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6/29 Hole bastle, 20 yards
north of Hole farmhouse


Bastle house. C16. Long sides heightened and 1st floor windows added C18.
Random rubble 4½ ft thick with boulder plinth and stone slate roof. 2½ storeys.
35 ft by 22 ft. Original ground-floor doorway now blocked on left return and
later door inserted on right return. Slightly later stone outside stair to
original 1st floor doorway with chamfered surround and rebates for harr-hung
door. C18 windows to either side. 2 smaller original windows, re-set above
are 16 by 18 inches and have chamfered surrounds with holes for 2 vertical iron
bars. Similar window to rear and 2 slit windows on right return; also 5 pigeon
holes above alighting ledge in right gable.

Interior has barrel-vaulted ground floor with narrow ladder-hole to 1st floor.
Fireplace on 1st floor has timber lintel and square recess to right. Rustic
wood stair to attic.

Shielings and Bastles: Ramn, McDowell, Mercer. HMSO. 1970.

Listing NGR: NY8670584664

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