• Description

    "....A survey of 1541 refers to a strong bastle house at Hartington Hall (NZ 02298807, OS 6 inch 1957) (Bates 1891). The present Hartington Hall, with walls up to 1.6m thick, and internal features consistent with the specified date, appears to be a much-modernised bastle (F1 DS 27-AUG-1968). Called a bastle in 1541, and Hartington Hall in 1552. Remains may be incorporated in present Hall (Long 1967). Hartington Hall consists of a substantial two storey three-bay block with a rear outshut to the west of a lower two storeyed rear wing. The building is built of rubble with cut dressings. The main block is 13.6m long, 7.7m wide at the west end and 7.3m wide at the east end; the walls are c.1m thick, except for the western part of the north wall which is 1.6m thick. The south doorway has chamfered jambs...."
  • Owner

    Gatehouse Gazetteer
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.gatehouse-gazetteer.info/English%20sites/2788.html
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 10 months ago
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