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Building 10m West of House Adjoining West End of Mellom Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Haydon, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9808 / 54°58'50"N

Longitude: -2.2679 / 2°16'4"W

OS Eastings: 382954

OS Northings: 565163

OS Grid: NY829651

Mapcode National: GBR DBLV.TB

Mapcode Global: WHB29.42BH

Entry Name: Building 10m West of House Adjoining West End of Mellom Cottage

Listing Date: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154518

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239285

Location: Haydon, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Haydon

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Haydon Bridge St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


5/35 Building 10m. west of house
adjoining west end of
Mellom Cottage

Outbuilding, formerly a pair of bastle houses, reduced in height. Cl6 or early
C17. Large rubble with galleting, massive quoins. West part has asbestos roof,
east part corrugated iron roof. The eastern bastle has been built onto the gable
end of the western. Front elevation: blocked door with massive jambs and lintel,
Cl9 sash window, slit window, straight joint, remains of blocked door to former
1st floor, blocked door with massive jambs and exceptionally massive lintel.
Rear elevation partly rebuilt with later doors.

Interior: set-back for former 1st floor, traces of fireplace against east gable
of east bastle.

An example of 'terraced' bastles, which at one time probably made up the whole
of Chesterwood.

Ramm, McDowell and Mercer, 'Shielings and Bastles' HMSO 1970, 87

Listing NGR: NY8295465163

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