WINGATES PELE COTTAGE

  • Description

    "....No tower or fortified dwelling – generally labelled pelehouses, stonehouses or bastles in contemporary sources – is listed at Wingates in any of the Border surveys of the 15th or 16th centuries. However Pele Cottage on the north side of the village has walls around 1m thick which would be characteristic of the type of fortified farmhouses known as pelehouses or bastles commonly found in the border districts of Northumberland, Cumbria and the Scottish Borders....."
  • Owner

    Gatehouse Gazetteer
  • Source

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.gatehouse-gazetteer.info/English%20sites/5083.html
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 month ago
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