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Borbie Castle Circa 1/2 Mile North-West of Comb

A Grade II Listed Building in High Green, Hexham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2126 / 55°12'45"N

Longitude: -2.3763 / 2°22'34"W

OS Eastings: 376153

OS Northings: 590991

OS Grid: NY761909

Mapcode National: GBR C8V5.B7

Mapcode Global: WH8ZY.G7NS

Plus Code: 9C7V6J7F+2F

Entry Name: Borbie Castle Circa 1/2 Mile North-West of Comb

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370502

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239744

Location: Tarset, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Tarset

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Falstone with Greystead and Thorneyburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 79 SE 762909
23/84 Borbie Castle
c.1/2 mile north-
west of Comb
(formerly listed
as Barty's Pele)

Ruined bastlehouse. C16 or early C17. Large blocks of random rubble. Walls standing from c.8-15 feet high, c.57 inches thick. Ground-floor doorway, in north gable end, has alternating-block surround with rounded arrises, and relieving arch of which only one voussoir remains. A slit window in the south gable end.
Inside the doorway is rebated and has hole for harr post and drawbar tunnels. The springing of the vault remains.

Listing NGR: NY7615390991

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

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