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English Heritage locations in North East England:

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Auckland Castle Deer House

  Near Bishop Auckland County Durham

Aydon Castle

  Near Corbridge Northumberland

Barnard Castle

  Barnard Castle (town) County Durham

Bessie Surtees House

These two five-storey 16th and 17th century merchants' houses (later consolidated into a single building) are prime examples of Jacobean domestic architecture. The house is best known as the scene of the elopement of Bessie Surtees with John Scott, who later became Lord Chancellor of England. Newcastle (Quayside) Tyne & Wear

Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens

  Belsay Northumberland

Berwick Barracks & Main Guard

  Berwick-upon-Tweed Northumberland

Berwick Castle & Berwick Ramparts

  Berwick-upon-Tweed Northumberland

Black Middens Bastle House

Black Middens Bastle House is at an isolated location on the north side of the Tarset Valley. It was built in the late 16th/early 17th century, one of a number of bastle houses (fortified farmhouses) in the area, built in times of frequent border raids and hostilities between England and Scotland. Near Greenhaugh Northumberland

Brinkburn Priory

  Near Longframlington Northumberland

Bowes Castle

  Bowes County Durham

Derwentcote Steel Furnace

Built in the 1720s, Derwentcote is the earliest and most complete steel-making furnace in Britain. It was used for cementation, a process which converted wrought iron into steel. Derwentcote produced high-grade steel for springs and cutting tools. Near Hamsterley County Durham

Dunstanburgh Castle

Dunstanburgh is a massive ruined castle, which is just over a miles walk along a beautiful coastal path from Craster. The castle was built in the 14th century by Thomas, Earl of Lancaster, the wealthiest nobleman in England and cousin to Edward II. The castle is owned by the National Trust and managed by English Heritage. Near Craster Northumberland

Edlingham Castle

  Edlingham Northumberland

Egglestone Abbey

     

Etal Castle

  Etal Northumberland

Finchale Priory

Finchale Priory was a  Benedictine priory built in the 13th-century. The ruins of the Priory are located by the River Wear, four miles from Durham. Near Durham County Durham

Guisborough Priory

     

Hadrian's Wall: Benwell Roman Temple & Vallum Crossing

     

Hadrian's Wall: Black Carts Turret

     

Hadrian's Wall: Brunton Turret

     

Hadrian's Wall: Cawfields Roman Wall

The stretch of Hadrian's Wall at Cawfields is one of the highest standing sections of the Wall. The section of wall includes turrets and the impressive Milecastle 42, thought to have been built by the Second Legion.    

Hadrian's Wall: Chesters Roman Fort and Bridge

     

Hadrian's Wall: Corbridge Roman Town

  Corbridge Northumberland

Hadrian's Wall: Denton Hall Turret

     

Hadrian's Wall: Heddon-on-the-Wall

  Heddon-on-the-Wall Northumberland

Hadrian's Wall: Housesteads Fort

Housesteads (Roman name: "Vercovicium") is one of the best preserved forts on Hadrian's Wall, built around 124 AD. The fort covers an area of approximately 5 acres, and had a garrison of around soldiers. The site is owned by the National Trust, and run by English Heritage. There is a museum on the site including Roman artefacts from the fort. Near Bardon Mill Northumberland

Hadrian's Wall: Planetrees Roman Wall

     

Hadrian's Wall: Sewingshields Wall

     

Hadrian's Wall: Temple of Mithras, Carrawburgh

     

Hadrian's Wall: Walltown Crags

  Near Greenhead Northumberland

Hadrian's Wall: Winshields Wall

  Near Once Brewed Northumberland

Hylton Castle

     

Lindisfarne Priory

  Holy Island  Northumberland

Norham Castle

     

Piercebridge Roman Bridge

     

Prudhoe Castle

  Prudhoe Northumberland

St Paul's Monastery, Jarrow

The twin monastery of Wearmouth–Jarrow was developed by Benedict Biscop, and became one of Europe’s most influential centres of learning and culture in the 7th and 8th centuries. The ruins of St Paul's monastery standing today are from the medieval monastery, but part of the older Anglo-Saxon monastery survives today as the chancel of St Paul's Church.  Jarrow Tyne & Wear

Tynemouth Priory & Castle

  Tynemouth Tyne & Wear

Warkworth Castle

  Warkworth Northumberland

Warkworth Hermitage

  Near Warkworth Northumberland

 

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Tynemouth Priory and Castle
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Tynemouth Priory and Castle
- Overview History Aerial View Street View Tynemouth Castle is located on a rocky headland (known as Pen Bal Crag) at Tynemouth, overlooking Tynemouth Pier and the mouth of the River ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Guisborough Priory
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Guisborough Priory
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 ...
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 ...
St Paul's Monastery, Jarrow
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St Paul's Monastery, Jarrow
- Overview History of Monkwearmouth–Jarrow The remains of St Paul's standing today are from the medieval monastery, but part of the Anglo-Saxon monastery survives today as the chancel of St Paul's ...
Bessie Surtees' House
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Bessie Surtees' House
- Overview About Bessie Surtees House Map Street View "These two five-storey 16th and 17th century merchants' houses are fine examples of Jacobean domestic architecture, with some splendid period interiors. The ...
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 ...
Benwell Temple of Antenociticus
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Benwell Temple of Antenociticus
- Overview About Antenociticus Map Street View "The fort at Benwell, which was occupied throughout most of the Roman period by the cavalry regiment ala I Asturum, is no longer visible. ...
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Benwell Vallum Crossing / Condercum
- Overview About Condercum Map Street View "Nothing is now visible of the fort at Benwell (Condercum) in Newcastle, which was occupied throughout most of the Roman period by the Asturian ...
Denton Hall Roman Turret
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Denton Hall Roman Turret
Derwentcote Steel Furnace
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Derwentcote Steel Furnace
- Overview Map "Built in the 1720s, Derwentcote is the earliest and most complete steel-making furnace in Britain. It produced high-grade steel for springs and cutting tools.....and was used for cementation, ...
Hadrian's Wall at Heddon-on-the-Wall
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Hadrian's Wall at Heddon-on-the-Wall
- A consolidated stretch of Wall, up to 2 metres (61⁄2 feet) thick in places. "Stretches of Hadrian’s Wall 220 metres long and of the Wall-ditch to its north are visible ...
Deer House, Auckland Castle
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Deer House, Auckland Castle
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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 ...
Piercebridge Roman Bridge
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Piercebridge Roman Bridge
- Overview About the Roman Bridge Map Street View The Roman bridge at Piercebridge crossed the River Tees, carrying Dere Street, the Roman road that linked York with Corbridge, near Hadrian’s ...
Brinkburn Priory
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Brinkburn Priory
- Overview About Map Brinkburn Priory was a medieval monastery built on a tight bend of the River Coquet, located 1.8 miles south west of Longframlington, in Northumberland. It was founded by ...
Corbridge Roman Town and Fort
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Corbridge Roman Town and Fort
- Overview About Corbridge Roman Fort/Town Map Street View  Corstopitum Coria was a fort and town 2.5 miles (4.0 km) south of Hadrian's Wall, in the Roman province of Britannia at a ...
Planetrees Roman Wall
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Planetrees Roman Wall
- Overview About Planetrees Wall Map Street View   Planetrees is an extant section of Hadrian's Wall named after the farm located around 250 metres (270 yd) to the west. The ...
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 ...
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Black Carts Turret
Temple of Mithras,  Carrawburgh
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Temple of Mithras, Carrawburgh
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Chesters Bridge Abutment
- Overview Map Close to Chesters Roman Fort are the remains of a bridge which carried Hadrian's Wall across the River North Tyne.
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Chesters Roman Fort
- Overview About Chesters (Cilurnum) Map Chesters Roman Fort and Museum, managed by English Heritage, is located near Walwick and Chollerford in Northumberland. The Roman cavalry fort (Cilurnum) was built in ...
Egglestone Abbey
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Egglestone Abbey
- Overview About Egglestone Abbey Map Street View   Egglestone Abbey is an abandoned Premonstratensian Abbey on the southern (Yorkshire) bank of the River Tees, 1 1⁄2 miles (2.4 km) south-east of ...
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 ...
Lindisfarne Priory
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Lindisfarne Priory
- Overview About Lindisfarne Priory Map Street View "Lindisfarne was the site of the earliest Christian monastery in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria and one of the most important centres of early Christianity in ...
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Grainger Town
- Overview About Grainger Town Grainger Town is the historic heart of Newcastle, which incorporates streets built in a neo-classical style by Richard Grainger between 1824 and 1841, including the Grainger ...
Warkworth Hermitage
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Warkworth Hermitage
- Overview Further Information "The Hermitage is reached by boat across the river Coquet. It was almost certainly established in about 1400 by the 1st Earl. Rather than a secluded dwelling ...
Berwick Barracks
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Berwick Barracks
- Overview About the Barracks Map Street View This is the earliest planned barrack complex in England, built because of the need for a permanent garrison on the Scottish border. Now ...
Poltross Burn Milecastle, Hadrian's Wall
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Poltross Burn Milecastle, Hadrian's Wall
- Overview About Milecastle 48 Map Street View Poltross Burn, located near Gilsland, is one of the best-preserved milecastles on Hadrian's Wall. It is larger than most other milecastles, housing two ...
Housesteads Fort
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Housesteads Fort
- Overview About Howsteads Fort Map Street View Housesteads (Roman name: "Vercovicium") is one of the best preserved forts on Hadrian's Wall, built around 124 AD. The fort covers an area ...
Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens
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Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens
Black Middens Bastle House
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Black Middens Bastle House
- Overview About Black Middens Bastle Map Street View Black Middens Bastle House is at an isolated location on the north side of the Tarset Valley, about 2 miles north-west of ...
Brunton Turret, Hadrian's Wall
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Brunton Turret, Hadrian's Wall
- Overview About Turret 26B Map Turret 26B near Low Brunton Turret 26B Turret 26B (Brunton) is located just to the west of Brunton House, between it and the A6079. It ...
Cawfields Wall and Milecastle 42
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Cawfields Wall and Milecastle 42
- Overview About Milecastle 42 Map Street View The stretch of Hadrian's Wall at Cawfields is one of the highest standing sections of the Wall. The section of wall includes turrets ...
Hadrian's Wall at Walltown Crags
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Hadrian's Wall at Walltown Crags
Hadrian's Wall at Winshields
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Hadrian's Wall at Winshields
- The length of Wall at Winshields Craggs is the highest point on Hadrian's Wall.
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Heritage Sites
- This section includes profiles of some of the many heritage sites in the North East of England and Cumbria. Many more can also be found by locality via the Places ...
Carlisle Castle
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Carlisle Castle
- Overview About Carlisle Castle Map Street View Carlisle Castle is built on the site of a Roman fort (known as Luguvalium). Construction of a motte and bailey castle began in 1093, ...
Furness Abbey
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Furness Abbey
- Overview About Furness Abbey Map Street View The substantial ruins of Furness Abbey are located in Barrow-in-Furness, and under the care of English Heritage. Furness Abbey was founded in 1123 ...
Castlerigg Stone Circle
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Castlerigg Stone Circle
- Overview About Castlerigg Stone Circle Map Street View Castlerigg Stone Circle, located just over a mile east of Keswick, is one of the earliest stone circles in the UK, thought ...
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. ...
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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