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

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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
240816
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 03 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15204/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Rogers. Source Historic England Archive
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