Keys to the Past

Shittleheugh Bastle (Otterburn)

Shittleheugh Bastle dates to the post-medieval period. The building has no roof or upper floors, but features that can be seen include: slit windows, a doorway with holes for a lock in the surrounding stone, built in cupboards, and traces of a fireplace. Shittleheugh Bastle is a Scheduled Monument and Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N8159
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; A S Phillips
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1970; D Smith
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Shittleheugh Bastle 2009; North Pennines Archaeology Ltd
TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Shittleheugh Bastle 2009; North Pennines Archaeology Ltd
BUILDING SURVEY, Shittleheugh Bastle 2009; North Pennines Archaeology Ltd



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Otterburn


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