TARSET CASTLE

Overview

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

Map

Ordnance survey map of TARSET CASTLE
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Location

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 Park: NORTHUMBERLAND

National Grid Reference: NY 78797 85482

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 239752

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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)

End of official listing