Keys to the Past

Cambo Bastle (Wallington Demesne)

Cambo Post Office, a modernised bastle. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Cambo Post Office, a modernised bastle. Photo by Peter Ryder.

This three-storeyed house at the east end of the village of Cambo was once a 16th or 17th century bastle. The building is rectangular and has thick rubble walls. It is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N10402
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1968; D Smith
FIELD OBSERVATION, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Wallington Demesne


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