Ordley Bastle

Has been described as a Possible Bastle

There are masonry ruins/remnants remains

NameOrdley Bastle
Alternative Names
Historic CountryNorthumberland
Modern AuthorityNorthumberland
1974 AuthorityNorthumberland
Civil ParishHexhamshire Low Quarter

One of the houses in Ordley seems to have been a bastle originally. It has walls 1m thick. (Keys to the Past)

Gatehouse Comments

Ordley is a shrunken Medieval settlement. Described as 'a large towne' in 1663 it had dwindled to a few farmhouses and cottages by 1897.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceNY948593
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  • Hodgson, John Crawford (ed), 1897, Northumberland County History (Newcastle-upon-Tyne) Vol. 4 p. 43 online copy


  • Ryder, P.F., 1990, Northumberland Bastles Survey, 7