Cumrew, Joseph Gills Tenemt

Has been described as a Possible Bastle

There are no visible remains

NameCumrew, Joseph Gills Tenemt
Alternative NamesAlbyfield
Historic CountryCumberland
Modern AuthorityCumbria
1974 AuthorityCumbria
Civil ParishCumrew

The 1603 survey of fortified places in Cumbria indicates 3 stonehouses or bastle at Albyfield:

NY549522: 'Jo Gill a tenement (being a stonehouse) and a croft enclosed'. Possibly sited in a wood. (PastScape ref. Perriam and Robinson)

Site in Wood? (Perriam and Robinson 1998)

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceNY549522
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  • Perriam, Denis and Robinson, John, 1998, The Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria (Kendal: CWAAS Extra Series 29) p. 145

Primary Sources

  • Graham, T. H. B. (ed.). 1934, The barony of Gilsland. Lord William Howard's survey, taken in 1603 (Feild-Booke yt explaines all the Map Booke for Gilsland taken in 1603) (Kendal: CWAAS Extra Series 16) p. 98