Hill House bastle (Haydon)
The hamlet of Hill House has several dwellings set round a large yard and the house on the east side seems 19th century. The other dwellings are all conversions of farm buildings but the one on the west of the yard has walls over one metre thick and seems almost certainly to have been a bastle. It has few of the characteristic features seen on many bastles but the corner stones are similar.
|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 Haydon