Bastle at Colwell Demesne (Chollerton)
The farm of Colwell Demesne was once a bastle built as a defence against attacks for reivers. One of the largest stones had letters carved on it, and it may be a reused carving of Roman date. The building has been much altered in the 18th and 19th c
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
|Event(s):||PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER|
FIELD OBSERVATION, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER
Source of Reference
Local History of Chollerton
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