Haggerston Castle (Ancroft)

  • Description

    "A castle at Haggerston was mentioned in a written record in 1311. Later, it was said to have been almost completely destroyed by fire in 1618. However, a print of 1772 shows a square tower with four floors and modernised windows. In 1805, it was pulled down, and the western wing of the present house was built on the foundations. A list compiled in 1715 mentioned a ruined chapel adjoining the house...."
  • Owner

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

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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

    Link: http://www.keystothepast.info/article/10339/Site-Details?PRN=N4030
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 5 years ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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