Keys to the Past

Low Fairnley (Rothley with Hollinghill)

Low Fairnley bastle. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Low Fairnley bastle. Photo by Peter Ryder.

This is a bastle which has now been turned into a house. The original rectangular building has heavy, rubble walls. A small extension to the rear was built in the 19th century The south wall has a doorway with an inscription above it. It reads `1723 WB BT' , which stands for William Blackett Baronet. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N10395
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill


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