Keys to the Past

Curtain House and barn (Allendale)

Curtain House at Catton, Allendale. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Curtain House at Catton, Allendale. Photo by Peter Ryder.

The southern part of Curtain House is a remodelled bastle. The walls are a mixture of different types, the thickest being the side walls at about 0.95m thick. Apart from a possible blocked window there are no original features visible. The barn was added in the 18th or 19th century. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law..

Reference number:N7298
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 Allendale

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