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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1155121
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236264
Location: Elsdon, Northumberland, NE19
Civil Parish: Elsdon
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Elsdon St Cuthbert
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NY 99 SE
11/24 Bastle house
c.50 yards north
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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