Keys to the Past

Whitton Farm North Cottage (Whitton and Tosson)

West end of Whitton Farm North Cottage, Tosson. Photo by Peter Ryder.
West end of Whitton Farm North Cottage, Tosson. Photo by Peter Ryder.

This two-storeyed cottage stands to the west of North Farm. The lower walls are very thick and built of roughly shaped stone. This suggests that the house may once have been a bastle, built in the 16th or 17th century.

Reference number:N2976
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Whitton and Tosson


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