Has been described as a Questionable Pele Tower, and also as a Questionable Bastle
There are no visible remains
|Alternative Names||Hiefeild; Hiefieldstown
A tower symbol at Hiefield is depicted on the 1590 map of Cumbria. It may have stood in the vicinity of the vanished farmstead of Hillstown (Hiefieldstown). (PastScape ref. Perriam and Robinson)
Tower or stonehouse site.
Has tower symbol on 1590 map at 'Hiefeild'.
King states that 'no proper location is possible for this pele, which is shown on the east bank of the Sark, in the Debateable Land area south of 'Coome''. Cole suggests that it 'might have stood in the vicinity of the vanished farmstead of Hillstown = Hiefieldstown'.
Presumably nothing to see. (Perriam and Robinson 1998)
Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
|OS Map Grid Reference||NY341711