Description"A bastle is a fortified farmhouse with an upper living area above a vaulted storage basement. The original doorway and windows provided defence against border raiders. Over 1000 bastles were built in the Borders between 1500 and 1700 http://www.keystothepast.info/durhamcc/K2P.nsf/K2PDetail?readform&PRNMAP=N1192 The big house to the right is Holystone Grange." Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2009.
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Further informationLink: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1485031
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Added by: Simon Cotterill
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Picture Taken: 2009-09-11