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

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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

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

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

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)

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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Date: 31 Aug 2006
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