Keys to the Past

Greenhead House (Wall)

Greenhead House, Wall. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Greenhead House, Wall. Photo by Peter Ryder.

Greenhead House at the north-west corner of Wall village green is an altered bastle. It has thick rubble walls. Traces of another, probably earlier, bastle are built into the west end of the house. A date stone with the year 1631 is placed over the stone porch. Some of the windows were added later in the 17th or 18th century. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N8588
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building
Event(s):PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER

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Source of Reference
Local History of Wall


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