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The Castle of Wark on Tweed, Carham

Description: The Castle of Wark on Tweed

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 237980

OS Grid Reference: NT8234138702
OS Grid Coordinates: 382341, 638702
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6415, -2.2821

Location: B6350, Carham, Northumberland TD12 4RG

Locality: Carham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD12 4RG

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There is also a scheduled monument, Wark Castle Motte and Bailey Castle and Artillery Fort, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

NT 83 NW
8/13 The Castle of

Ruined castle. Early C12, rebuilt 1153-6 and extended later. Random rubble.
Originally a motte and bailey castle with a huge irregular-plan shell keep
on the motte. All that remains is the motte with rubble core of the keep
walls. AM 81.

Listing NGR: NT8234138702

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Source: English Heritage

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