Townfoot Farm, East Woodburn (Corsenside)
Amongst the farm buildings is a bastle. One end of it survives incorporated into a small building at the west end of the farmhouse. It has walls 0.8m thick and measured 6.5m wide. The central doorway survives and has a Roman altar built into one side. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
|Legal status:||Listed Building|
|Event(s):||PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER|
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Green Rigg Wind Farm: cumulative review of landscape and visual and archaeological issues 2006; Northern Archaeological Associates
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Source of Reference
Local History of Corsenside
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