Keys to the Past

Penrhyn (Wall)

Blocked slit vent of a bastle in Penrhyn, Wall. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Blocked slit vent of a bastle in Penrhyn, Wall. Photo by Peter Ryder.

This house and an adjacent farm building at the west end were probably originally a bastle of late 16th or early 17th century date. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N8618
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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