List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THIRLWALL CASTLE

List entry Number: 1302433

Location

THIRLWALL CASTLE, B 6318

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthumberlandUnitary AuthorityThirlwall

National Park: NORTHUMBERLAND

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 240842

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

THIRLWALL B 6318 NY 66 NE (East side, off) Thirlwall 11/36 Thirlwall Castle 24/11/67 I

Castle ruins. Probably mid C14. Masonry largely re-used from nearby Hadrian's wall: dressed stone facing to rubble core. Rectangular plan with slightly- projecting north-east tower. 2.5 to 3.0-metre thick walls standing to 2 and 3 storeys on north and west; east wall of similar height has partly collapsed at south; south wall has almost entirely collapsed. Fragments of chamfered plinth. North-east tower and corners have huge squared quoins. Scattered loops in flush surrounds with squared alternating jambs. No remains of vaulting. In dangerous condition at time of survey. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: NY6593966154

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: NY 65939 66154

Map


© Crown Copyright and database right 2014. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2014. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.

This copy shows the entry on 26-Nov-2014 at 12:47:28.