NAFFERTON CASTLE

  • Description

    "Also known as, or recorded in historical documents as; Lonkin's Hall; Nafertune....The monument includes the remains of an enclosure castle and a later tower house, situated on the western edge of the steeply incised Whittle Burn. The castle is visible as a substantial rectangular enclosure, which measures a maximum of 45m east to west by 72m north to south within a rampart 6m wide and a ditch 10m wide on the northern and western sides; the eastern side of the enclosure is afforded natural defence by the steep slopes above the Whittle Burn and the south side is defended by a natural ravine, now partially infilled, with a substantial rampart to its south....."
  • Owner

    Gatehouse Gazetter
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.gatehouse-gazetteer.info/English%20sites/2657.html
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 week, 3 days ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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