Keys to the Past

Bastle at Whitlow farm (Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh)

Whitlow I farmbuilding, Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Whitlow I farmbuilding, Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh. Photo by Peter Ryder.

This bastle forms part of the present farm buildings south of Whitlow Farmhouse. The bastle was built in the late 17th century. Archaeologists call this bastle Whitlow I as there are two other bastles at the farm, Whitlow II and Whitlow III.

Reference number:N5949
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
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

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Source of Reference
Local History of Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh


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