Keys to the Past

Coathill bastle (Bellingham)

A bastle is believed to have stood at Coathill. The remains stood 3m when they were first recorded and measured in 1967, but by 1995 they were reduced to a rubbly mound no more than about 1m high. The bastle measured about 11m by 7m in plan.

Reference number:N8066
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 Bellingham


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