BERWICK CASTLE (FRAGMENTS, INCLUDING TOWERS AND WALLS AND STEPS)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1290213
Date first listed:
01-Aug-1952
Statutory Address:
BERWICK CASTLE (FRAGMENTS, INCLUDING TOWERS AND WALLS AND STEPS)

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Location

Statutory Address:
BERWICK CASTLE (FRAGMENTS, INCLUDING TOWERS AND WALLS AND STEPS)

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Berwick-upon-Tweed
National Grid Reference:
NT 99328 53410

Details

1. 840 Berwick Castle (fragments, including towers and walls and steps) NT 9953E 10/261 1.8.52. I 2. There was a fortress here in the C12, but it was often besieged, attacked and altered. In the beginning of the C17 a large town house was begun on the site, but after 1611 the castle was left to decline. A large part of the stonework was removed for building Holy Trinity Church, and later the greater part of the remains were swept away for the railway station on the site. The west curtain wall survives in part, with steep steps down to the river (end of C13), and fragments of towers of the C16. AM.

Listing NGR: NT9932853410

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
237247
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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Date: 27 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/09353/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Edward Salthouse. Source Historic England Archive
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