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The Castle of Wark on Tweed

A Grade II* Listed Building in Carham, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6416 / 55°38'29"N

Longitude: -2.2821 / 2°16'55"W

OS Eastings: 382341

OS Northings: 638702

OS Grid: NT823387

Mapcode National: GBR D3H6.QH

Mapcode Global: WH8XV.XGGG

Entry Name: The Castle of Wark on Tweed

Listing Date: 21 September 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237980

Location: Carham, Northumberland, TD12

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Carham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Carham St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

CARHAM WARK-ON-TWEED
NT 83 NW
8/13 The Castle of
Wark-on-Tweed
21.9.51
II*

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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