Keys to the Past

Gatehouse South Bastle (Tarset with Greystead)

Gatehouse has two bastles - North and South. They were built in the 16th or 17th century but at one point there used to be a group of five bastles in the village. The South Bastle was repaired in the later 20th century and reroofed. It stands two storeys high and has walls about 1.2m thick. A few original features have survived, including a now blocked gable-end doorway. This is a Scheduled Monument and Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N15012
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Tarset with Greystead
Local History of Tarset with Greystead


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