NU0304 : Cartington Castle

taken 7 years ago, near to Cartington, Northumberland, Great Britain

Cartington Castle
Cartington Castle
These mid-C15 castle ruins on private land have been attributed to John Cartington, who in 1441/2 was granted a licence to crenellate the original "Tower of Kartyngton" mentioned in a survey of 1415. The tower was subsequently extended to include a great hall, and probably a tower-defended courtyard. It was described in 1541 as "a good fortress of two towers and other strong stone houses".
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NU0304, 15 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 9 May, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 22 May, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Defence, Military  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 0388 0452 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:20.0829N 1:56.4231W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 0392 0451
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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