NT9953 : Ruins of Berwick Castle adjacent to railway station

taken 3 years ago, near to Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, Great Britain

Ruins of Berwick Castle adjacent to railway station
Ruins of Berwick Castle adjacent to railway station
In 1843 much of what remained of Berwick Castle was demolished to make way for the railway and its station, a stunning act of cultural vandalism which would be unthinkable today.

What remains of the castle is Grade I listed, see LinkExternal link
East Coast Main Line

The East Coast Main Line is a 393 mile long high speed electrified railway between London and Edinburgh, via Peterborough, Doncaster, York and Newcastle. It was constructed between 1846 & 1871 by several different rail companies.
Wikipedia: LinkExternal link

Grade I and Category A listed buildings and structures

Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional, even international importance. There are over 6,000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is Category A
Index: LinkExternal link

Berwick-Upon-Tweed Station

Berwick Station opened in 1847, it is located on the East Coast Main Line. It is the most northerly station in England.

Berwick Castle

Berwick Castle is a ruined castle in Berwick-upon-Tweed.
The castle was founded in the 12th century by the Scottish King David I.
Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
Wikipedia: LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Railways  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Place (from Tags)
Berwick-Upon-Tweed 
Primary Subject of Photo
Castle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 9934 5342 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:46.4467N 2:0.7253W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 99418 53449
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Berwick Upon Tweed Station  Berwick Castle 

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