Has been described as a Possible Bastle

There are no visible remains

Alternative NamesMallsgate; Mallesyate; Gibstown
Historic CountryCumberland
Modern AuthorityCumbria
1974 AuthorityCumbria
Civil ParishSolport

NY486741 Possible stonehouse.

Not on 1590 Map. Shown as a house at 'Mallesyate' on the 1607 platt. (Perriam and Robinson 1998)

Gatehouse Comments

Labelled Mallsgate on 1868 and modern OS maps. For some obscure Perriam and Robinson call this Gibstown, which is a placename at NY489720.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceNY486741
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  • Perriam, Denis and Robinson, John, 1998, The Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria (Kendal: CWAAS Extra Series 29) p. 229


  • Graham, T.H.B., 1914, 'The Debatable Land Part II' Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society Vol. 14 facing p. 148 online copy [online copy of 1607 platt >] [online copy of 1552 map >]