Pair of bastles, Chesterwood (Haydon)
Chesterwood bastle 1, Haydon. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Chesterwood bastle 2, Haydon. Photo by Peter Ryder.
The remains of a two post-medieval bastles, part of a group of five, can be seen at Chesterwood. The bastles adjoin one another and are situated west of Mellom Cottage, Chesterwood. They are known by archaeologists as Chesterwood I and II. They are Scheduled Monuments and Grade II Listed Buildings protected by law.
|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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