Keys to the Past

Mellom Cottage (Haydon)

Mellom Cottage was built on the site of a bastle, which is shown in a late 19th century photograph in a state of ruin. It seems to have been built at the same time as West Farm Cottage. The bastle had a byre doorway in its south wall and an upper doorway, both with square heads and chamfered surrounds.

Reference number:N7594
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Haydon


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