Has been described as a Certain Pele Tower
There are masonry ruins/remnants remains
Pre 1541 Pele Tower built up into house. A stone vault covers the basement. (Keys to the Past)
Embedded in modern house at Paston, a medieval tower with vaulted basement (Pevsner 1957).
Survey of 1541 refers to a small, unfinished tower without a barmkin (Bates 1891).
Remains of the tower are incorporated into the interior of the house (F1 RWE 22-DEC-66). (PastScape)
Jerard Selbye, of Pawston, two miles from Scotland, may dispend 10l. by year. He may serve the king with 8 horsemen. He hath builded a stone house, now lately on the Borders, and plenished the ground, which hath laid waste sith the Scottish field, and is a sharp borderer. (L&P Hen VIII 1535)
From the 1541 list "... one Garrarde Selbye gent. of late purchased this towne and in yt hath buylded a lytle tower wthout a barmekyn not fully fynyshed"
Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
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