Mosshill, Farlam

Has been described as a Possible Bastle

There are no visible remains

NameMosshill, Farlam
Alternative NamesMosshillgate
Historic CountryCumberland
Modern AuthorityCumbria
1974 AuthorityCumbria
Civil ParishFarlam

A stonehouse or bastle is recorded at Mosshillgate in 1603: NY582601. 'Steven Peares a tenement (being a stonehouse) with the groundres...' The 1603 map shows it nearer to Mosshillgate Cottage than the present Mosshill farm, but there are no thick walls at the former. (PastScape–ref. Perriam and Robinson)

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceNY582601
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  • Perriam, Denis and Robinson, John, 1998, The Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria (Kendal: CWAAS Extra Series 29) p. 152

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. 55