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Latitude: 55.1719 / 55°10'18"N
Longitude: -1.6245 / 1°37'28"W
OS Eastings: 424017
OS Northings: 586464
OS Grid: NZ240864
Mapcode National: GBR K83M.3T
Mapcode Global: WHC2S.08QH
Entry Name: Bothal Castle Remains of Curtain Wall to South of Residential Block
Listing Date: 14 April 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041365
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235950
Location: Ashington, Northumberland, NE61
Civil Parish: Ashington
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Bothal And Pegswood
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
BOTHAL BOTHAL VILLAGE
NZ 2386 (West side)
7/80 Bothal Castle:
Remains of Curtain
14/4/49 Wall to south of
Castle curtain wall; some sections probably part of the Bertram 'mansum' pre-
dating the 1343 licence to crenellate, other parts later medieval; C19 patching
and repair. Squared stone of varying quality. Long irregular enclosure
occupying summit of natural hill.
East curtain, adjoining south-east angle of gatehouse, has 2 external buttresses;
beyond rounded projection is C19 retaining wall with older masonry towards
south-east corner. South wall shows chamfered plinth, probably of south-east
tower. Higher walling with angle buttresses and blocked chamfered windows at
south-east corner of bailey. C19 garden wall at centre of west side links to
the 1.6 metre thick west curtain, up to 7.5 metres high, which has remains of
2 fireplaces and a set of moulded corbels on its internal face; north end of
west curtain joins the C19 wing attached to the gatehouse.
Bothal Observed, R. Bibby. Frank Graham, 1973.
Listing NGR: NZ2401286460
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