Keys to the Past

Cherry Trees bastle (Corsenside)

Cherry Trees bastle, Corsenside. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Cherry Trees bastle, Corsenside. Photo by Peter Ryder.

This building, although now converted into a house, was originally a bastle of late 16th or early 17th century date. It is built of characteristically large irregular blocks. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N7958
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER

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Source of Reference
Local History of Corsenside

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