Cumrew, Thomas Hevyside Tenemt

Has been described as a Possible Bastle

There are no visible remains

NameCumrew, Thomas Hevyside Tenemt
Alternative NamesThornelhill; Above Wood; Bove Wood
Historic CountryCumberland
Modern AuthorityCumbria
1974 AuthorityCumbria
Civil ParishCumrew

A stonehouse or bastle was noted in the 1603 survey of fortified places at Thornelhill, Gilsand:

NY563494. 'Thomas Hevyside a tenement (beinge a stonehouse)...' The site was called 'Above Wood' in the 18th century, now 'Bove Wood'. (PastScape ref. Perriam and Robinson)

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceNY563494
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  • Perriam, Denis and Robinson, John, 1998, The Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria (Kendal: CWAAS Extra Series 29) p. 146

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. 108