Whitshields bastle (Bardon Mill)
Whiteshields is a T-shaped house with walls over a metre thick. This was probably a large bastle, a fortified farmhouse built as protection against raiders. It was probably built in the early 17th century.
|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