BARMOOR CASTLE

  • Description

    ".....Formerly a seat of the Muschampe family, licence to crenellate was granted in 1341 and the building was described in 1415 as a fortalice. By 1541 it was 'on extreme decaye and almoste ruynous for lack of reparacions'. In its present form the building is a country house in a castellated Gothick style, designed in 1801 for Francis Sitwell by John Paterson. Building, in several campaigns, spanned most of the 19th century and it was not completed until 1892......"
  • Owner

    Gatehouse Gazetter
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://gatehouse-gazetteer.info/English%20sites/2718.html
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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