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Latitude: 55.2037 / 55°12'13"N
Longitude: -2.358 / 2°21'28"W
OS Eastings: 377312
OS Northings: 589992
OS Grid: NY773899
Mapcode National: GBR C8Z8.9F
Mapcode Global: WH8ZY.RGBN
Entry Name: Black Middens Bastlehouse Circa 1/2 Mile South-East of Comb
Listing Date: 7 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1156429
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239743
Location: Tarset, Northumberland, NE48
Civil Parish: Tarset
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Falstone with Greystead and Thorneyburn
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NY 78 NE
31/83 Black Middens
c.1/2 mile south-
east of Comb
Bastlehouse. Late C16 or early C17. Random rubble. Roofless. 2 storeys.
All 4 walls stand to eaves level.
Outside stone steps to original 1st-floor doorway which has chamfered surround;
the lintel has 3 holes for mullions and so may have been altered. Small
narrow chamfered window to right and, to left, a small square window with-
chamfered surround and holes for 2 mullions or iron bars. On the ground floor
two C19 doorways.
Original ground-floor doorway, now-blocked, on right return.
Interior: walls 4 ft. thick. Stumps of curved principals or upper crucks
remain in situ.
Scheduled Ancient Monument. County Number 551.
Listing NGR: NY7731289992
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