Keys to the Past

Low Hartleycleugh (West Allen)

Bastle at Low Hartleycleugh, West Allen. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Bastle at Low Hartleycleugh, West Allen. Photo by Peter Ryder.

This rather unusual bastle is the best-preserved in West Allendale. It is rectangular, with thick stone walls. The slight remains of an unreadable inscription can be seen over the door. It was built in the late 16th or early 17th century, and had an ea

Reference number:N7091
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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