Scargill Castle (Scargill)

  • Description

    "This small fortified building was probably built in the 13th century, though it was clearly rebuilt in the 15th century. he seat of a family of the same name (the first mention is of a Warin de Scargill in 1180), Edward II is reputed to have stayed here in 1323; in the early 16th century the castle and manor later passed to the Tunstall family of Wycliffe Hall. The remains include a gatehouse leading to a rectangular courtyard surrounded by ruins. The field to the south between the castle and the road contains earthworks..."
  • Owner

    Keys to the Past (Durham & Northumbria County Councils)
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 10 months ago
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