Keys to the Past

Healey Bastle (Nunnykirk)

Ruined bastle at Healey, Nunnykirk. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Ruined bastle at Healey, Nunnykirk. Photo by Peter Ryder.

These are the ruins of a bastle close to a ruined 18th century cottage. It is square in shape and made from massive stone blocks and rubble. Most of the west end has been removed. These remains probably date to the 16th or 17th century.

Reference number:N10840
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Nunnykirk


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