Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens
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Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens
Black Gate and Castle Keep
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Black Gate and Castle Keep
Pele Tower
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Pele Tower
- Pele towers were fortified houses built along both sides of the English and Scottish borders, mostly in settlements which did not have a castle. An English Act of Parliament in ...
Scargill Castle
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Scargill Castle
- Overview Map Scargill was originally built in the late 12th century by Warren de Scargill whilst he was overseeing building work at the nearby Bowes Castle. King Edward II is ...
Morpeth Castle
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Morpeth Castle
- Overview About Morpeth Map Street View Morpeth Castle was originally a gatehouse built at the entrance to the castle from which it gets its name. The castle is a Grade ...
Durham Castle
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Durham Castle
- Overview About Durham Castle Map Street View   Durham Castle is a Norman castle in the city of Durham, England, which has been wholly occupied since 1840 by University College, ...
Cartington Castle
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Cartington Castle
- Overview About Cartington Castle Map The castle's location is near Spout Burn, for its supply of fesh water, and has a commanding view of the Debdon pass over the Rothbury ...
Mitford Castle
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Mitford Castle
- Overview About Mitford Castle Map Street View   Mitford Castle is an English castle dating from the end of the 11th century and located at Mitford, Northumberland. It is a ...
Rothley Castle
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Rothley Castle
- Overview About Rothley Castle Map Street View Rothley Castle is a folly on the Wallington Estate, built to resemble a medieval castle, located near Rothley in Northumberland. The castle was ...
Codger Fort, Rothley
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Codger Fort, Rothley
- Overview Map Street View Codger Fort is a folly near Rothley in Northumberland, built in c.1770 by Thomas Wright for Sir Walter Blackett, as part of the Wallington estate. The ...
Naworth Castle
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Naworth Castle
- Overview About Naworth Castle Map Street View   Naworth Castle, also known as, or recorded in historical documents as "Naward", is a castle in Cumbria, England, near the town of ...
Corby Castle
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Corby Castle
- Overview About Corby Castle Map Street View Corby Castle has at its core a medieval tower house, which was altered in the 17th century and the significantly remodelled and extended ...
Piel Castle
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Piel Castle
- Overview About Piel Castle Map Street View   Piel Castle, also known as Fouldry Castle or the Pile of Fouldray, is a castle situated on the south-eastern point of Piel ...
Witton Castle
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Witton Castle
- Overview About Map   Witton Castle is a much-altered 15th-century castle, which is the centrepiece of a holiday and caravan country park at Witton le Wear, near Bishop Auckland, County ...
Bellister Castle
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Bellister Castle
- Overview Map Street View Bellister Castle is a ruined tower house dating from the 13th century with an attached occupied house which is dated 1669.[1] It is located about half ...
Featherstone Castle
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Featherstone Castle
- Overview About Featherstone Castle Map Street View The castle is located by the River South Tyne, 3 miles from Haltwhistle. The castle's origins can be traced back to the early ...
Lindisfarne Castle
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Lindisfarne Castle
- Overview Lindisfarne Castle Map Street View   Lindisfarne Castle is a 16th-century castle located on Holy Island, near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England, much altered by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1901. The ...
Penrith Castle
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Penrith Castle
- Overview About Penrith Castle Map Street View Penrith Castle was built at the end of the 14th century by Ralph Neville (c.1364–1425) was granted the manor of Penrith in 1396. ...
Kirkoswald Castle
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Kirkoswald Castle
- Overview About Kirkoswald Castle Map Street View The ruins of Kirkoswald Castle are located to the south-east of Kirkoswald in Cumbria. A licence to crenellate (fortify) an existing building was granted ...
Alnwick Castle
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Alnwick Castle
- Overview History Map Street View Alnwick Castle is the seat of the Duke of Northumberland, built by the River Aln in Alnwick following the Norman conquest. The castle is open ...
Auckland Castle
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Auckland Castle
- Overview About Auckland Castle Map Street View A manor house and hunting lodge constructed by Bishop Pudsey around 1183 AD. A hundred years later Bishop Bek converted the manor house ...
Aydon Castle
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Aydon Castle
- Overview About Aydon Castle Map Street View Aydon Castle is a 13th century English manor house, located one mile from Corbridge. The house was heavily fortified on the outbreak of ...
Warkworth Castle
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Warkworth Castle
- Overview About Warkworth Castle Map Street View Warkworth Castle is a well preserved medieval castle which is cared for by English Heritage. The castle is located by a loop in ...
Ford Castle
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Ford Castle
- Overview About Ford Castle Map Inside Street View "Ford Castle has its origins in the 14th century. Sir William Heron was given permission to fortify his residence here in 1338 ...
Etal Castle
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Etal Castle
- Overview About Etal Castle Map Street View Etal Castle was built c.1341, by Robert Manners. The ruined medieval castle is located in the village of Etal, in Northumberland. Etal castle ...
Chillingham Castle
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Chillingham Castle
- Overview About Chillingham Castle Map Street View   Chillingham Castle is a medieval fortress in the village of Chillingham in England's north Northumberland. From the late 1200s Chillingham was the ...
Walworth Castle
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Walworth Castle
- Overview About Walworth Castle Map Street View Walworth Castle is a 16th century mansion house built in the style of a medieval castle, located in Walworth, near Darlington. It stands ...
Norham Castle
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Norham Castle
- Overview About Norham Castle Map Street View   Norham Castle is a castle in Northumberland, England, overlooking the River Tweed, on the border between England and Scotland. It is a ...
Twizell Castle
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Twizell Castle
- Overview About Twizell Castle Map Street View Twizell Castle stands on a bend of the River Till near Twizell Bridge, about 3 miles north-west of Cornhill-on-Tweed in Northumberland. A medieval tower house on ...
Langley Castle
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Langley Castle
- Overview About Langley Castle Map Street View Langley Castle is a medieval tower house, now a hotel, located north-east of the village of Langley and about a mile and a ...
Wark-on-Tweed Castle
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Wark-on-Tweed Castle
- Overview About Wark-on-Tweed Castle Map Street View Wark Castle (aka Carham Castle), at Wark-on-Tweed was originally a motte-and-bailey castle built early in the 12th century. The castle was demolished and rebuilt ...
Thirlwall Castle
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Thirlwall Castle
- Overview About Thirlwall Castle Map Street View   Thirlwall Castle is a 12th-century castle in Northumberland, England, on the bank of the River Tipalt close to the village of Greenhead ...
Ravensworth Castle, Gateshead
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Ravensworth Castle, Gateshead
- Overview About the Castle Map A Grade 2* listed building Ravensworth Castle is a ruinous Grade II* listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument situated at Lamesley, Tyne and Wear, ...
Raby Castle
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Raby Castle
- Overview About Raby Castle Map Street View Raby Castle is near Staindrop in County Durham. It was built in the late 14th century by John Neville, 3rd Baron Neville de ...
Bamburgh Castle
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Bamburgh Castle
- Overview About Bamburgh Castle Map Inside Street View   Bamburgh Castle is a castle on the northeast coast of England, by the village of Bamburgh in Northumberland. It is a ...
Prudhoe Castle
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Prudhoe Castle
- Overview About Prudhoe Castle Map Street View   Prudhoe Castle is a ruined medieval English castle situated on the south bank of the River Tyne at Prudhoe, Northumberland, England. It ...
Lumley Castle
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Lumley Castle
- Overview About Lumley Castle Map Street View Lumley Castle, near Chester-le-Street and Great Lumley was built in the 14th Century by Sir Ralph Lumley, who was involved the defence of ...
Lambton Castle
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Lambton Castle
- Overview History Description, 1834 Map Lambton Castle, by the River Wear near Chester-le-Street was mostly constructed in its present form between 1820 and 1828 by John Lambton, first Earl of ...
Kielder Castle
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Kielder Castle
Hylton Castle
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Hylton Castle
- Overview About Hylton Castle Map Street View   Hylton Castle is a ruined stone castle in the North Hylton area of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. Originally built from wood ...
Haughton Castle
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Haughton Castle
- Overview About Haughton Castle Map Haughton Castle is a privately owned country house in Northumberland located a mile north of Humshaugh and on the south side of the River North ...
Harbottle Castle
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Harbottle Castle
- Overview About Harbottle Castle The Poem Map Street View Harbottle Castle is a ruined Normal castle which overlooks the village of Harbottle, by the River Coquet in Northumberland. It is ...
Edlingham Castle
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Edlingham Castle
- Overview About Edlingham Castle Map Street View The ruins of Edlingham Castle are located to the north-east of the village of Edlingham, about 6 miles north-east of Rothbury. The 'castle' was ...
Chipchase Castle
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Chipchase Castle
- Overview About Chipchase Castle Map Street View Chipchase Castle is a 17th century Jacobean mansion located near the River North Tyne, about a mile and a half south-east of Wark-on-Tyne. ...
Berwick Castle (ruins)
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Berwick Castle (ruins)
- Overview About Berwick Castle Map Street View   Berwick Castle is a ruined castle in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England. History The castle was founded in the 12th century by the Scottish ...
Bywell Castle
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Bywell Castle
- Overview About Bywell Castle Map Street View Bywell Castle was built in the early 15th century for Ralph Neville, the second earl of Westmorland.[1] It was originally built in Bywell ...
Barnard Castle (castle)
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Barnard Castle (castle)
- Overview About Barnard Castle Map Street View The medieval castle in the town of Barnard Castle, is cared for by English Heritage. The castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, and ...
Barmoor Castle
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Barmoor Castle
- Overview Barmoor Castle Map Barmoor Castle was first recorded in 1341 when the Muschampe family was granted a licence to crenellate, in 1415 it was described as a fortalice. Barmoor was ...
Blenkinsopp Castle
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Blenkinsopp Castle
- Overview About Blenkinsopp Castle Map   Blenkinsopp Castle is a fire-damaged, partly demolished 19th-century country mansion, incorporating the ruinous remains of a 14th-century tower house, which is located above the ...
Bothal Castle
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Bothal Castle
- A private residence, part of the Welbeck Estate.
Bowes Castle
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Bowes Castle
- Overview History Map The stone castle at Bowes was built between 1170 and 1174 on the site of the former Roman fort of Lavatrae. Bowes Castle was a medieval castle ...
Dunstanburgh Castle
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Dunstanburgh Castle
- Overview About Dunstanburgh Castle Map Street View Dunstanburgh Castle is located on the Northumberland coast, one mile north of Craster and a mile and a half south-east of Embleton. The castle ...
Brancepeth Castle
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Brancepeth Castle
- Overview History Map The first castle in Brancepeth was a Norman castle built by the Bulmer family. It was rebuilt by the Neville family during the 14th century and it ...
Haw Hill, Motte and Bailey, Morpeth
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Haw Hill, Motte and Bailey, Morpeth
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Mote Hills (Elsdon Castle)
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Mote Hills (Elsdon Castle)
- Overview About Elsdon Castle Map Street View Mote Hills at the village of Elsdon are the earthwork remains of a medieval motte and bailey castle. The castle was built on ...
Motte and Bailey Castle, Gunnerton
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Motte and Bailey Castle, Gunnerton
- About half a mile north of Gunnerton are the remains of a Norman motte and bailey castle. The castle is built at the end of a promontory, formed by the ...
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North of the Tyne: Castles & Illustrated Walks from the Tyne to the Tweed
- Details of all of Northumberlands castles, including pictures and histories

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Brough Castle
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Brough Castle
- Overview About Brough Castle Map Street View   Not to be confused with Brough Castle in Brough, Caithness. Brough Castle is a ruined castle in the village of Brough, Cumbria, ...
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Askerton Castle
- Overview About Askerton Castle Map Street View   Askerton Castle is a medieval fortified manor house in Cumbria, England. History Askerton Castle was built in the parish of Askerton in ...

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