Warkworth Castle and town, Warkworth, Northumberland

Warkworth Castle and town, Warkworth, Northumberland
Photograph taken July 1989 © Crown copyright. Historic England Archive ref: nmr 4424/02

An aerial view of the town of Warkworth with Warkworth Castle in the foreground. The Castle was originally a motte and bailey castle which was rebuilt in the 13th and 14th centuries. From 1332 it was the stronghold of the influential Percy family (the Earls of Northumberland). This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).

Location

Northumberland Warkworth

Period

1980s (1980 - 1989)

Tags

aerial view town castle medieval motte bailey attack defence 1980s (1980 - 1989) english heritage