SIMONBURN CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1302543

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1969

Statutory Address: SIMONBURN CASTLE, CASTLE LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SIMONBURN CASTLE, CASTLE LANE

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Simonburn

National Grid Reference: NY 86275 73741

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History

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Details

SIMONBURN CASTLE LANE NY 87 SE 862737 (North side) 9/132 Simonburn Castle 15.4.69 II

Ruin of tower house. C13, partly reconstructed in 1766 as an eyecatcher from Nunwick Hall. Dressed stone facing to rubble core. Square plan. Fragmentary remains on tree-covered mound. Semicircular barrel-vaulted ground floor (inaccessible at time of survey). East wall is best preserved and stands to c.4.0 metres high in centre: small window opening near south-east corner; open passage leading to pointed, chamfered doorway at north-east corner; section of segmental arch in wall to north of doorway. The remainder has collapsed and any surviving features are hidden by fallen masonry. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: NY8627573741

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 240816

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 31 Northumberland,

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