Has been described as a Questionable Pele Tower, and also as a Questionable Bastle
There are no visible remains
Possible site of a tower, marked on a map of 1590 and documented in 1485. (PastScape)
Tower or stonehouse site.
Has tower symbol on 1590 map 'Sowtermore', a house symbol on 1607 platt.
1485 IPM; 'Soutermore'. King lists as a tower or bastle, based on the evidence of the 1590 map. EPNS gives earliest reference as 1589, but it is mentioned in 1485 (IPM of Humfrey Dacre). (Perriam and Robinson 1998)
mid 18th century house, but no sign of anything earlier on site. (Perriam and Robinson 1998)
This is a Grade 2 listed building protected by law
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