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Haltwhistle Bastle 5
NY 708-641 Northumberland England

Haltwhistle Bastle House 5Haltwhistle Bastle 5 was originally a 16th or 17th century rectangular stone two storey defensible farmhouse. The bastle has been incorporated in a two storey house but the massive stones of its boulder plinth, can still be seen. The strong walls, with a removable stair up to the living quarters and a ground floor for stores and their livestock, provided a shelter from the cross-border reivers, until help arrived. Nearby are Haltwhistle Castle, Haltwhistle Tower and Haltwhistle Bastle 1-4.

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Haltwhistle Bastle 5 is located in the town centre, off Main Street. 21 miles north-east of Carlisle, on the A69.

The site is visible from the road, check website for details.

There is a car park nearby.

Click here for a bastle picture Haltwhistle Bastle House 5 Picture and a castle map of the area Castle Map of the Area

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