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West Plenmeller (Plenmeller with Whitfield)

West Plenmeller Farmhouse, Plenmeller with Whitfield. Photo by Peter Ryder.
West Plenmeller Farmhouse, Plenmeller with Whitfield. Photo by Peter Ryder.

This building is a small bastle with thick walls. It is still used as a house. It was probably built in the late 16th or early 17th century, but was remodelled in the mid-18th century. A new front was added about 1800 and a new wing added in the late 19th century. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N6702
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER

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Source of Reference
Local History of Plenmeller with Whitfield


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