Farlam Green

Has been described as a Possible Bastle

There are masonry footings remains

NameFarlam Green
Alternative NamesFarlam Grene
Historic CountryCumberland
Modern AuthorityCumbria
1974 AuthorityCumbria
Civil ParishFarlam

The 1603 survey of fortified places in Cumbria lists a stonehouse or bastle at Farlam Green. (PastScape ref. Perriam and Robinson)

Gatehouse Comments

Fragmentary remains of stonehouse held by Alexander Thurlwell in 1603 Survey.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceNY556587
Latitude54.9208717346191
Longitude-2.69390988349915
Eastings355600
Northings558700
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Books

  • Perriam, Denis and Robinson, John, 1998, The Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria (Kendal: CWAAS Extra Series 29) p. 150
  • King, D.J.C., 1983, Castellarium Anglicanum (London: Kraus) Vol. 1 p. lxviii

Journals

  • Dixon, P.W., 1972, 'Shielings and bastles: a reconsideration of some problems' Archaeologia Aeliana (ser4) Vol. 50 p. 249-58

Primary Sources

  • Graham, T. H. B. (ed.). 1934, The barony of Gilsland. Lord William Howard's survey, taken in 1603 (Feild-Booke yt explaines all the Map Booke for Gilsland taken in 1603) (Kendal: CWAAS Extra Series 16) p. 59