• Description

    Shaw Bastle (formerly listed as Pele nearly ½ mile WNW 21.10.53 of the Raw (in Woodside Parish) II Bastlehouse. C16 or early C17. Massive coursed rubble. Only the ground floor remains. c.40 x 24 ft. c.12 ft. high. Ground-floor doorway in east gable end has chamfered alternating-block surround with relieving arch over. Above the ground floor a chamfered string course - the only bastle to posses this feature. Triangular opening, probably a gun loop, in east end. Interior: walls c.64 inches thick. Segmental tunnel vault with ladder hole only c.12 inches square. Doorway is rebated and has drawbar holes. In west wall a roughly-made recess with a vertical shaft in the thickness of the wall and a well-dressed triangular opening through the wall, possibly a gun loop (cf exterior)....
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1041244
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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