bastle

bastle

(ˈbæstəl)
n
a fortified farmhouse built near to the Scottish–English border, particularly during the 16th and 17th centuries
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Set off a main road with a long drive leading to the main house, the farmhouse has an historic stone bastle, a stone barn and workshop.
Perilous Necessity: The Emergence of the Fortified Bastle House in 16th Century Northumberland.
Murray's Swiss nightmare could continue today when he faces George Bastle in the ATP Thailand Open in Bangkok.
It was game, set and match to George Bastle, Paradorn Srichaphan and Olivier Rochus in the second round of the men's singles as they defeated tennis greats Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi and Marat Safin respectively.
The nobles had their castles, but far more common were the pele towers and bastle houses.
If you go up into North Tynedale, past Bellingham, having first passed 'Hole' Bastle, you're into outlaw country.
Other speakers include Alistair Robertson on the medieval Whitley shielings, Peter Ryder on the area's buildings and bastle houses, and Peter Jackson on lead mining in the North Pennines.
Hesleyside and the surrounding area is steeped in history and remains of stone built fortified farmhouses, called bastles, of the Reiving days can be visited through the local Tarset Bastle Trail.
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Off the register are: NORTHUMBERLAND: The Church of St Lawrence in Warkworth and Shittleheugh Bastle, near Otterburn.
Using the latest technology, a team from Northumbria University is to take a 3D laser scan of Black Middens, an historic bastle house at Tarset, near Kielder, in the care of English Heritage.
And he will also travel to Bellingham, Northumberland, to look at a near-complete bastle, a fortified farmhouse built around 1600 on the border between England and Scotland and designed to withstand the onslaught of Border Reivers.