Eastwood House bastle (Healey)
Part of Eastwood House is older than the rest and dates back to the late 16th or early 17th century. This was originally a bastle and although no original features have survived, there is one very thick wall over one metre thick. The bastle was converted into a farm building in the mid-19th century and became part of the farmhouse in the later 20th century.
|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 Healey
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