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Borbie Castle Circa 1/2 Mile North-West of Comb, Tarset

Description: Borbie Castle Circa 1/2 Mile North-West of Comb

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239744

OS Grid Reference: NY7615390991
OS Grid Coordinates: 376153, 590991
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2126, -2.3763

Location: Tarset, Northumberland NE48 1RU

Locality: Tarset
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 1RU

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Listing Text

NY 79 SE 762909
23/84 Borbie Castle
c.1/2 mile north-
west of Comb
(formerly listed
as Barty's Pele)

Ruined bastlehouse. C16 or early C17. Large blocks of random rubble. Walls standing from c.8-15 feet high, c.57 inches thick. Ground-floor doorway, in north gable end, has alternating-block surround with rounded arrises, and relieving arch of which only one voussoir remains. A slit window in the south gable end.
Inside the doorway is rebated and has hole for harr post and drawbar tunnels. The springing of the vault remains.

Listing NGR: NY7615390991

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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