Anguswell, Hethersgill

Has been described as a Possible Bastle

There are no visible remains

NameAnguswell, Hethersgill
Alternative Names
Historic CountryCumberland
Modern AuthorityCumbria
1974 AuthorityCumbria
Civil ParishHethersgill

Opposite the farmhouse at Angerswell stood a barn with very thick walling which was demolished in the early 1960s. It is possible that it was a bastle. A datestone of 1599 built into a later dovecote may have come from the bastle. (PastScape–ref. Perriam and Robinson)

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceNY472660
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  • Salter, Mike, 1998, The Castles and Tower Houses of Cumbria (Malvern: Folly Publications) p. 102 (slight)
  • Perriam, Denis and Robinson, John, 1998, The Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria (Kendal: CWAAS Extra Series 29) p. 81