Low Swinhope Shield (Allendale)
Two adjoining buildings at Low Swinhope Shield may have their origins as bastles. The original farmhouse had been built onto an earlier building, but both had walls nearly one metre thick.
|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 Allendale
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