Bastle near Ray Cottages (Kirkwhelpington)
Ruined bastle near Ray Cottages, Kirkwhelpington. Photo by Peter Ryder.
This bastle was built in the post-medieval period. The ruins survive in the grounds of Ray Castle. The bastle is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER|
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT, Steadings windfarm - cultural heritage impact, including assessment of cumulative effects 2007; Oxford Archaeological Associates
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Source of Reference
Local History of Kirkwhelpington
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