Whiteley Shield Farmhouse (West Allen)
These are the very ruined remains of a bastle. The original building was probably built in the 16th century, but an additional bastle building was added either later in the 16th or early 17th century. A final extension was added in the late 18th or early 19th century. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.
|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 West Allen
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