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Latitude: 55.2126 / 55°12'45"N
Longitude: -2.3763 / 2°22'34"W
OS Eastings: 376153
OS Northings: 590991
OS Grid: NY761909
Mapcode National: GBR C8V5.B7
Mapcode Global: WH8ZY.G7NS
Entry Name: Borbie Castle Circa 1/2 Mile North-West of Comb
Listing Date: 7 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1370502
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239744
Location: Tarset, Northumberland, NE48
Civil Parish: Tarset
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Falstone with Greystead and Thorneyburn
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NY 79 SE 762909
23/84 Borbie Castle
c.1/2 mile north-
west of Comb
as Barty's Pele)
Ruined bastlehouse. C16 or early C17. Large blocks of random rubble. Walls standing from c.8-15 feet high, c.57 inches thick. Ground-floor doorway, in north gable end, has alternating-block surround with rounded arrises, and relieving arch of which only one voussoir remains. A slit window in the south gable end.
Inside the doorway is rebated and has hole for harr post and drawbar tunnels. The springing of the vault remains.
Listing NGR: NY7615390991
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