Whitlow III bastle (Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh)
About 120m north-west of Whitlow Farmhouse is a derelict range of farm buildings that was originally a bastle. It was built in the late 16th or early 17th century and altered later that century. It is one of three bastles at Whitlow, the others being called Whitlow I and Whitlow II. The thickest wall of the bastle is about 0.9m thick and original byre doorway stands in the south end wall. Other original features include some small blocked openings at ground and first floors. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
|Legal status:||Listed Building|
|Event(s):||PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER|
BUILDING SURVEY, Two Former Houses at Whitlow, South Tynedale. An Archaeological and Architectural Assessment, December 2006 2006; P Ryder
BUILDING SURVEY, Whitlow III 2007; P Ryder
WATCHING BRIEF, Whitlow Bastle (Whitlow III) 2010; Alan Williams Archaeology
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Source of Reference
Local History of Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh