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Tarset Castle

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

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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

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Listing Text

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

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

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