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Bastle House

A Grade II Listed Building in Askerton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 55.0711 / 55°4'16"N

Longitude: -2.6492 / 2°38'56"W

OS Eastings: 358644

OS Northings: 575377

OS Grid: NY586753

Mapcode National: GBR 99YS.8Y

Mapcode Global: WH90D.8SRS

Plus Code: 9C7V39C2+F8

Entry Name: Bastle House

Listing Date: 15 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78114

Location: Askerton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Askerton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Gilsland St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Description

NY 57 NE ASKERTON HIGH GRAINS

10/27 Bastle House

II

Bastle house. Late C16 or early C17. Grey calciferous sandstone rubble. 3
extremely thick walls of the ground floor of a former 2-storey house. Fourth
wall is rebuilt and includes original chamfered and rebated jambs with drawbar
tunnel forming present entrance. Interior dividing wall is a later addition and
end wall appears to have been gabled, probably for use as a shieling hut. See
RCHM, Shielings and Bastles, 1970, p76. In ruinous condition at time of survey.


Listing NGR: NY5864475377

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