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Tarset Castle, Tarset

Description: Tarset Castle

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 239752

OS Grid Reference: NY7879785482
OS Grid Coordinates: 378797, 585482
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1632, -2.3343

Location: Tarset, Northumberland NE48 1JY

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

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There is also a scheduled monument, Tarset Fortified House, 180m East of Tarset Hall, 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

NY 78 NE
31/91 Tarset Castle
(formerly listed
10.11.51 as Ruins of
Tarset Castle)

Ruined castle. 1267 for John Comyn. Rubble core with occasional fragments
of ashlar.

A mound with extensive lower portions of walls and much more grassed over.
One short stretch of well-cut double-chamfered plinth.

History and description in Northumberland County History Vol. XV.

Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: NY7879785482

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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