Cumrew, Thomas Pattenson Tenemt

Has been described as a Possible Bastle

There are masonry footings remains

NameCumrew, Thomas Pattenson Tenemt
Alternative NamesTownfoot; West Cottage
Historic CountryCumberland
Modern AuthorityCumbria
1974 AuthorityCumbria
Civil ParishCumrew

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

NY549506. 'Tos. Pattenson...a stonehouse...of the Kings Fee...' There are possible remains of this in a garden wall of West Cottage. (PastScape ref. Perriam and Robinson)

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceNY549506
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  • Perriam, Denis and Robinson, John, 1998, The Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria (Kendal: CWAAS Extra Series 29) p. 147

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. 106