Mitford Castle - Northumberland

  • Description

    A motte and Bailey fortress with the stonework added after the Norman conquest. It had a short lifespan and by 1323 it was a ruin. There's no clear evidence as to why but two theories continue to circlualte - either a fire or destruction by a Scottish army.
  • Owner

    Garry Dawson
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Dedication (CC0)
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 1 year, 10 months ago
    Viewed: 176 times
    Picture Taken: 2021-04-09T11:00:00
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