Keys to the Past

Black Middens (Tarset with Greystead)

This building is part of the complex of buildings to be seen at Black Middens. Most of the walls only survive at a low height, though the thickness of these walls show that it was probably once a 16th or 17th century bastle. This is part of a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N7071
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Tarset with Greystead
Local History of Tarset with Greystead

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