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Latitude: 55.774 / 55°46'26"N
Longitude: -2.0123 / 2°0'44"W
OS Eastings: 399328
OS Northings: 653410
OS Grid: NT993534
Mapcode National: GBR G1DP.40
Mapcode Global: WH9YK.241D
Entry Name: Berwick Castle (Fragments, Including Towers and Walls and Steps)
Listing Date: 1 August 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1290213
English Heritage Legacy ID: 237247
Location: Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15
Civil Parish: Berwick-upon-Tweed
Built-Up Area: Berwick-upon-Tweed
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Berwick Holy Trinity and St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
840 Berwick Castle
towers and walls and steps)
NT 9953E 10/261 1.8.52.
There was a fortress here in the C12, but it was often besieged,
attacked and altered. In the beginning of the C17 a large town
house was begun on the site, but after 1611 the castle was left to decline.
A large part of the stonework was removed for building Holy Trinity Church,
and later the greater part of the remains were swept away for the railway
station on the site. The west curtain wall survives in part, with steep
steps down to the river (end of C13), and fragments of towers of
the C16. AM.
Listing NGR: NT9932853410
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