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Remains of Castle Curtain Wall and Tower Incorporated in Bywell Castle House, Broomley and Stocksfield

Description: Remains of Castle Curtain Wall and Tower Incorporated in Bywell Castle House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239837

OS Grid Reference: NZ0497361801
OS Grid Coordinates: 404973, 561801
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9508, -1.9239

Locality: Broomley and Stocksfield
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE43 7AB

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Listing Text

NZ 0461
23/76 Remains of castle
curtain wall and
tower incorporated
in Bywell Castle


Curtain wall and tower, early C15, incorporated in C19 house remodelled 1912
and later. Squared stone. South wall of the house links to left with gatehouse
(q.v.). Chamfered plinth. Various C20 openings, one blocked square-headed
window above C20 doorway. Projecting wing to right incorporates the castle
'gun house': double plinth on south, chamfered window above the later lintel.
Medieval masonry continues as far as C20 doorway on right return, with circular
gun loop above plinth.

Interior not seen; basement vault of gun house said to survive.

Remainder of house is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0497361801

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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