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Crew Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Bewcastle, Cumbria

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Latitude: 55.0934 / 55°5'36"N

Longitude: -2.6776 / 2°40'39"W

OS Eastings: 356849

OS Northings: 577876

OS Grid: NY568778

Mapcode National: GBR 99RJ.3Y

Mapcode Global: WH7Z7.V73N

Entry Name: Crew Castle

Listing Date: 15 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087533

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78116

Location: Bewcastle, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Bewcastle

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Bewcastle St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


10/30 Crew Castle


Sheep pen, formerly bastle house. Mentioned in 1583 as the house of Will
Noble. Large blocks of calciferous sandstone rubble on projecting plinth stones
with large flush quoins. Walls'over 1½ metres thick standing to ground floor
height only. South entrance has large jamb stones, similar north entrance now
blocked. South and west walls have probable gun loops, circular section at
narrowest part, splayed on outer wall. North and east walls are covered with
demolition rubble on outside, floor concreted over. See Curwen, Castles &
Towers of Cumberland & Westmorland, 1913, p364; Transactions Cumberland &
Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, vol x, pplo2-lo6.
Listing excludes adjoining pens.

Listing NGR: NY5684977876

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