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Latitude: 54.9508 / 54°57'3"N
Longitude: -1.9239 / 1°55'25"W
OS Eastings: 404973
OS Northings: 561801
OS Grid: NZ049618
Mapcode National: GBR HC06.81
Mapcode Global: WHB2G.FT3H
Entry Name: Remains of Castle Curtain Wall and Tower Incorporated in Bywell Castle House
Listing Date: 24 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1044795
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239837
Location: Bywell, Northumberland, NE43
Civil Parish: Bywell
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Bywell St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
23/76 Remains of castle
curtain wall and
in Bywell Castle
Curtain wall and tower, early C15, incorporated in C19 house remodelled 1912
and later. Squared stone. South wall of the house links to left with gatehouse
(q.v.). Chamfered plinth. Various C20 openings, one blocked square-headed
window above C20 doorway. Projecting wing to right incorporates the castle
'gun house': double plinth on south, chamfered window above the later lintel.
Medieval masonry continues as far as C20 doorway on right return, with circular
gun loop above plinth.
Interior not seen; basement vault of gun house said to survive.
Remainder of house is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NZ0497361801
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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