The Hott, Thorngrafton (Bardon Mill)
The Hott is a former cottage containing the remains of a bastle. These remains form the east wall of the building, which is 1.4m thick. It is built of heavy rubble with larger stones in the corners. Bastles were built in the 16th and 17th centuries as protection against raids from reivers.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
|Event(s):||PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Bardon Mill