THIRLWALL CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1302433
Date first listed:
24-Nov-1967
Statutory Address:
THIRLWALL CASTLE, B 6318

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THIRLWALL CASTLE, B 6318

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Thirlwall
National Park:
NORTHUMBERLAND
National Grid Reference:
NY 65939 66154

Details

THIRLWALL B 6318 NY 66 NE (East side, off) Thirlwall 11/36 Thirlwall Castle 24/11/67 I

Castle ruins. Probably mid C14. Masonry largely re-used from nearby Hadrian's wall: dressed stone facing to rubble core. Rectangular plan with slightly- projecting north-east tower. 2.5 to 3.0-metre thick walls standing to 2 and 3 storeys on north and west; east wall of similar height has partly collapsed at south; south wall has almost entirely collapsed. Fragments of chamfered plinth. North-east tower and corners have huge squared quoins. Scattered loops in flush surrounds with squared alternating jambs. No remains of vaulting. In dangerous condition at time of survey. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: NY6593966154

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
240842
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: 12 Sep 2005
Reference: IOE01/14654/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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