Island House East Blackdene Bastle

Has been described as a Certain Bastle

There are masonry ruins/remnants remains

NameIsland House East Blackdene Bastle
Alternative Names
Historic CountryDurham
Modern AuthorityDurham
1974 AuthorityCounty Durham
Civil ParishSt Johns Chapel

Defensible house, probably early C17. Thick, battered rubble walls, now rendered; stone-flagged roof. 3 storeys, 2 bays, wide proportions. Ground floor, originally a stable/byre, now has central door in plain stone surround. 16-pane sash at left and another above it. Other windows C20 pivoted casements, all with stone lintels and sills. End chimneys. On right return a similar door and steps to a first-floor doorway, now holding C20 door. To left of this doorway a curved bread-oven projects. Small modern windows, one in old fire-window opening. (Listed Building Report)

Not scheduled

This is a Grade 2 listed building protected by law

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Historic England Listed Building number(s)
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County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceNY880384
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