Keys to the Past

Ordley bastle (Hexhamshire and District)

Ordley Farmhouse, Hexhamshire Low Quarter. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Ordley Farmhouse, Hexhamshire Low Quarter. Photo by Peter Ryder.

One of the houses in Ordley seems to have been a bastle originally. It has walls one metre thick.

Reference number:N8345
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hexhamshire and District
Local History of Hexhamshire and District


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