Keys to the Past

Cross House bastle (Allendale)

Cross House may originally have been a bastle. It is built of massive stones and the walls seem to be at least one metre thick. The house has been altered in the late 20th century so no old features are visible.

Reference number:N7297
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Allendale

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