Keys to the Past

Stable Cottage (Wall)

Stable Cottage, Wall. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Stable Cottage, Wall. Photo by Peter Ryder.

The older part of Stable Cottage was probably once a late 16th or early 17th century bastle, though it has been much altered, and in the 19th century it was three separate cottages. There is a local tradition that there were fireplaces in the attic, which is believed to have been a hide-out for a Jacobite refugee in the later 17th century.

Reference number:N8592
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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