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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1087533
English Heritage Legacy ID: 78116
Location: Bewcastle, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6
Civil Parish: Bewcastle
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Bewcastle St Cuthbert
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 57 NE BEWCASTLE
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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