Knockburn probable bastle (Allendale)
On the west bank of the Knockshield Burn is Knockburn farmhouse. The central part of the house is a bastle. Although it has been altered since the 1980s, some characteristic bastle features are still visible. They include a boulder plinth and typical long quoins, as well as some blocked slit vents.
|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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