Warkworth Castle

Northumberland, England

City/Town/Village: Warkworth
District: Northumberland
County: Northumberland
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3456, -1.61208
Postcode: NE65 0UJ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the castle)


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Warkworth Castle is a magnificent 12th century stone motte and bailey fortress, which is dominated by its huge eight-towered keep. The large and impressive bailey is enclosed by a ruinous curtain wall, which is flanked by 13th century square and semi-octagonal towers and an attractive twin-towered gatehouse. Inside are the complex remains of a range of buildings, with the tall Lion Tower and Little Stair Tower giving access to the Great Hall.

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