Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1156449

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Jan-1988

Statutory Address: TARSET CASTLE


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Statutory Address: TARSET CASTLE

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Tarset


National Grid Reference: NY 78797 85482


TARSET LANEHEAD NY 78 NE 31/91 Tarset Castle (formerly listed 10.11.51 as Ruins of Tarset Castle) II*

Ruined castle. 1267 for John Comyn. Rubble core with occasional fragments of ashlar.

A mound with extensive lower portions of walls and much more grassed over. One short stretch of well-cut double-chamfered plinth.

History and description in Northumberland County History Vol. XV.

Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: NY7879785482


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

Legacy System number: 239752

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Dodds Hope, M, 'A History of Northumberland' in The Parish of Simonburn Modern Parishes Humshaugh Bellingham Falstone Thorneyburn with Greystead Wark Rothbury Alwinton Chapely Holstone Lordship Kila, , Vol. 15, (1940)

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