Keys to the Past

High Oustley (Allendale)

Probable bastle at High Oustley, Allendale. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Probable bastle at High Oustley, Allendale. Photo by Peter Ryder.

The present farmhouse at High Oustley seems to be built on to the end of an earlier building. This building was probably a bastle dating to the late 16th or early 17th century.

Reference number:N7299
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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