History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Tarset Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lanehead, Hexham, Northumberland

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1632 / 55°9'47"N

Longitude: -2.3343 / 2°20'3"W

OS Eastings: 378797

OS Northings: 585482

OS Grid: NY787854

Mapcode National: GBR D84Q.FY

Mapcode Global: WH905.3HP5

Plus Code: 9C7V5M78+77

Entry Name: Tarset Castle

Listing Date: 10 November 1951

Last Amended: 7 January 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239752

Location: Tarset, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Tarset

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bellingham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Find accommodation in
Greenhaugh

Listing Text

TARSET LANEHEAD
NY 78 NE
31/91 Tarset Castle
(formerly listed
10.11.51 as Ruins of
Tarset Castle)
II*

Ruined castle. 1267 for John Comyn. Rubble core with occasional fragments
of ashlar.

A mound with extensive lower portions of walls and much more grassed over.
One short stretch of well-cut double-chamfered plinth.

History and description in Northumberland County History Vol. XV.

Scheduled Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: NY7879785482

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.