Keys to the Past

Bastles (Earle)

A survey of 1541 mentions that two stone bastles stood in the village of Middleton Hall. Although the probable earthwork remains of these buildings could be seen in the late 19th century there are now no traces to be seen.

Reference number:N1499
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Earle


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