Bastle Houses

Partly fortified houses often having a vaulted ground floor, usually for livestock, and housing domestic spaces on upper levels; generally found along the English-Scottish border.

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2630
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005546. The J. Paul Getty Trust.