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Simonburn Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Simonburn, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.058 / 55°3'28"N

Longitude: -2.2164 / 2°12'58"W

OS Eastings: 386275

OS Northings: 573741

OS Grid: NY862737

Mapcode National: GBR D9YY.YN

Mapcode Global: WHB1X.X4RB

Entry Name: Simonburn Castle

Listing Date: 15 April 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240816

Location: Simonburn, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Simonburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Simonburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

SIMONBURN CASTLE LANE
NY 87 SE 862737
(North side)
9/132 Simonburn Castle
15.4.69
II

Ruin of tower house. C13, partly reconstructed in 1766 as an eyecatcher from
Nunwick Hall. Dressed stone facing to rubble core. Square plan. Fragmentary
remains on tree-covered mound. Semicircular barrel-vaulted ground floor
(inaccessible at time of survey). East wall is best preserved and stands to
c.4.0 metres high in centre: small window opening near south-east corner; open
passage leading to pointed, chamfered doorway at north-east corner; section of
segmental arch in wall to north of doorway. The remainder has collapsed and
any surviving features are hidden by fallen masonry. Scheduled Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: NY8627573741

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