REMAINS OF CASTLE CURTAIN WALL AND TOWER INCORPORATED IN BYWELL CASTLE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1044795
Date first listed:
24-May-1988
Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF CASTLE CURTAIN WALL AND TOWER INCORPORATED IN BYWELL CASTLE HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF CASTLE CURTAIN WALL AND TOWER INCORPORATED IN BYWELL CASTLE HOUSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bywell
National Grid Reference:
NZ 04973 61801

Details

BYWELL BYWELL NZ 0461 23/76 Remains of castle curtain wall and tower incorporated in Bywell Castle House

GV II

Curtain wall and tower, early C15, incorporated in C19 house remodelled 1912 and later. Squared stone. South wall of the house links to left with gatehouse (q.v.). Chamfered plinth. Various C20 openings, one blocked square-headed window above C20 doorway. Projecting wing to right incorporates the castle 'gun house': double plinth on south, chamfered window above the later lintel. Medieval masonry continues as far as C20 doorway on right return, with circular gun loop above plinth.

Interior not seen; basement vault of gun house said to survive.

Remainder of house is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0497361801

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
239837
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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