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Low Moralee bastle (Wark)

Low Moralee bastle, Wark. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Low Moralee bastle, Wark. Photo by Peter Ryder.

At first sight this farmhouse appears to be a typical early 19th century farmhouse, but it includes parts of an earlier, late 16th or early 17th century, bastle. Only the north and east walls of the bastle survive.

Reference number:N7711
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 Wark


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