Stone Hall bastle (Henshaw)
The farmhouse at Stone Hall looks like a standard 19th century farmhouse, but a closer look shows there is a much older building there. The original building is a 16th or early 17th century bastle that has been altered in the 19th century. Only a few clues to its original form can be seen outside, including massive corner stones and a boulder plinth.
|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 Henshaw
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