Country Walk Summary

Rowantree Stob, South Pry Hill Farm near Allendale

Rowantree Stob has many of the features typical of the defensive farms knowns as bastles which were built in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. This includes the arched doorway with drawbar tunnel and where an oak timber lodged inside the wall could be pulled across the doorwat to prevent unwelcome entry. The restoration work at Rowantree Stobb has been funded through Natural England's Higher Level Stewardship (HLS) scheme. The scheme supports farmers and landowners in providing good stewardship of the countryside, protecting its diverse wildlife, heritage and landscapes for all to enjoy.

County
NORTHUMBERLAND
Rowantree Stob, South Pry Hill Farm  - Click to see the Site Map (PDF)

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Grid Reference
NY893512 (link to Interactive Map in a new window)
OS Landranger No.
87
CPH Reference Number
31/338/0211
Near To
Allendale
Area of Walk
0.1 ha
Best time to visit
Spring/Summer/Autumn
Access end date
30/04/2018

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Information Last Updated
31 August, 2010