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The Redesdale Arms Inn

Hob Uid: 1387962
Location :
Grid Ref : NY8448096860
Summary : The Redesdale Arms originated as a bastle, being converted into an inn after the Otterburn - Carter Bar route was made into a toll road fit for carriages in 1779. Badly damaged in a fire in 1993, only the northen end of the bastle survived intact, the 19th century southern end being reduced to rubble.
More information : Hotel. Oldest section probably a bastlehouse of the C16 or early C17. Refronted C18 and extended to right and rear early C19. Large random rubble, coursed stone and ashlar in different sections, Lakeland slate roof. Long two-storey front range of six irregular bays has older section to left with boulder plinth. Left 3 bays form the C18 front with C20 conservatory, and sash windows in old openings. Three-bay early C19 section to right has central pedimented porch with boarded and battened door, and sash windows. Hipped roof with 3 banded ridge stacks.

Bastle masonry on left return and to rear. Early C19 second span to rear with fine ashlar and hipped roof.

Interior: rear wall of bastle is c.50 inches thick on ground floor and c.40 inches above. Listed Grade II. (1,2)

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Source Number : 1
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Source details : District of Tynedale, 07-Jan-1988
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date :
Monument End Date : 1699
Monument Start Date : 1550
Monument Type : Bastle
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Converted to an inn
Monument End Date : 1779
Monument Start Date : 1779
Monument Type : Inn
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Altered C19
Monument End Date : 1900
Monument Start Date : 1801
Monument Type : Inn, Hotel
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Restored after fire damage 1995
Monument End Date : 1995
Monument Start Date : 1995
Monument Type : Inn, Hotel
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 239726
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 89 NW 40
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