Keys to the Past

Townfoot (Elsdon)

Townfoot Farmhouse may have the remains of a bastle at its core. One part of the building has the characteristics of a bastle, including walls built of massive masonry blocks, a loop, and a wall about one metre thick. The rest of the building was built in the early 18th century and 19th century. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N9757
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Elsdon

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