2021

NY8679 : High Carry House (bastle)

taken 3 years ago, near to Birtley, Northumberland, England

High Carry House (bastle)
High Carry House (bastle)
The ruins of the old farm at High Carry House stands a few hundred metres north of the present farm. The old farmhouse was originally a bastle which was later added to and remodelled. The walls of the bastle are 1.2m thick and built of large stones. The entrance to the ground floor is in one of the long walls, but little now remains standing of the first floor walls. Before the upper floor had totally collapsed several original features were visible, including fireplaces at both ends of the first floor. These and a number of other elements, suggest this was slightly superior to the average bastle. The building has stood roofless since at least 1970.
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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Bastle and former Farmhouse [6] · Farm Buildings [6] · Walls of the Bastle are 1.2m [4] Title Clusters: · High Carry House (bastle) [3] ·
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NY8679, 40 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Les Hull   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 June, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 865 791 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:6.4106N 2:12.7035W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 866 791
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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