Keys to the Past

Bastle at Chesterwood (Haydon)

Chesterwood bastle 6, Haydon. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Chesterwood bastle 6, Haydon. Photo by Peter Ryder.

The remains of a post-medieval bastle, one of five, can be seen at Chesterwood. This building is now in use as an outbuilding. Archaeologists know it as Chesterwood VI. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law

Reference number:N7590
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER

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Source of Reference
Local History of Haydon

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