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Bastle House Circa 50 Yards North of Whitlees

A Grade II Listed Building in Elsdon, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.228 / 55°13'40"N

Longitude: -2.0645 / 2°3'52"W

OS Eastings: 395992

OS Northings: 592639

OS Grid: NY959926

Mapcode National: GBR G70Z.TQ

Mapcode Global: WHB11.8V4K

Entry Name: Bastle House Circa 50 Yards North of Whitlees

Listing Date: 29 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236264

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 99 SE
11/24 Bastle house
c.50 yards north
of Whitlees

Bastle house now used as store. C16 or early C17; reduced in height and re-
roofed C19. Massive random rubble with boulder plinth; Welsh slate roof.
c.38 x 20 ft. C18 or early C19 double door to right of centre. To left on
ground floor a small square window with chamfered surround and grid of 4 iron
bars. Small square blocked window above.

Blocked ground-floor doorway on right return has slightly chamfered alternating-
block-surround and lintel with relieving arch over.

Interior: walls c.54 inches thick up to c.7 ft then offest by c.9 inches to
support the lst floor. Blocked gun loop on west wall. Vestiges of lst floor
fireplace at east end. 2 square recesses in west end.

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

Listing NGR: NY9599292639

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