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Thirlwall Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Thirlwall, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9888 / 54°59'19"N

Longitude: -2.5338 / 2°32'1"W

OS Eastings: 365939

OS Northings: 566154

OS Grid: NY659661

Mapcode National: GBR BBRR.7G

Mapcode Global: WH90V.1VPW

Entry Name: Thirlwall Castle

Listing Date: 24 November 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240842

Location: Thirlwall, Northumberland, CA8

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Thirlwall

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Greenhead

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

THIRLWALL B 6318
NY 66 NE
(East side, off)
Thirlwall
11/36 Thirlwall Castle
24/11/67
I

Castle ruins. Probably mid C14. Masonry largely re-used from nearby Hadrian's
wall: dressed stone facing to rubble core. Rectangular plan with slightly-
projecting north-east tower. 2.5 to 3.0-metre thick walls standing to 2 and
3 storeys on north and west; east wall of similar height has partly collapsed
at south; south wall has almost entirely collapsed. Fragments of chamfered
plinth. North-east tower and corners have huge squared quoins. Scattered
loops in flush surrounds with squared alternating jambs. No remains of vaulting.
In dangerous condition at time of survey. Scheduled Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: NY6593966154

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