Keys to the Past

The Dairy Shop, Main Street (Haltwhistle)

The Dairy Shop, Haltwhistle. Photo by Peter Ryder.
The Dairy Shop, Haltwhistle. Photo by Peter Ryder.

The oldest part of this building is probably a post-medieval bastle built in the late 16th or early 17th century. Although it was altered in the 19th century the side walls are still over one metre thick, a typical feature of bastles. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N6699
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building
Event(s):PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER

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Source of Reference
Local History of Haltwhistle

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