2012

NY6566 : Thirlwall Castle and Farmhouse

taken 12 years ago, near to Greenhead, Northumberland, England

Thirlwall Castle and Farmhouse
Thirlwall Castle and Farmhouse
These are the ruined remains of the medieval Thirlwall Castle. It was first recorded in 1369. It was described as being in good repair in 1542. During the English Civil War it was held by Scottish forces. The castle is now in a ruined state, and some of it collapsed as recently as 1982. More recently the ruins have been consolidated. Much of the castle was built from Roman stones taken from Hadrianís Wall. This is a Scheduled Monument and a Grade I Listed Building protected by law.
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Thirlwall Castle Farmhouse was built in 1863 and includes much reused Roman stone. It is built in Tudor style.
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NY6566, 101 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Les Hull   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 23 September, 2012
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 6593 6624 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.3745N 2:32.0392W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 6574 6616
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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