Keys to the Past

Rebellion House (Ponteland)

Rebellion House at High Callerton near Ponteland. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Rebellion House at High Callerton near Ponteland. Photo by Peter Ryder.

Rebellion House is probably the oldest building in High Callerton. It gets its name from a tradition that Oliver Cromwell hid there. The house is a simple rectangular bastle with thick stone walls. Inside is a 17th century stone fireplace. It is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N10995
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Event(s):BUILDING SURVEY, Rebellion House, High Callerton. Standing building assessment 2007
WATCHING BRIEF, Rebellion House, Callerton, Northumberland: historic buildings record and watching brief 2011; The Archaeological Practice Ltd
BUILDING SURVEY, Rebellion House, Callerton, Northumberland: historic buildings record and watching brief 2011; The Archaeological Practice Ltd

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ponteland


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