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HALTON CASTLE, WHITTINGTON


HALTON CASTLE, WHITTINGTON
Halton Castle, © Mike Quinn and licensed for reuse under cc-by-sa/2.0

The tower was probably built by Robert de Lowther, who died in 1383, from Roman stone. It is four storeys high, and has a vaulted basement with an entrance in the north wall. In 15th century a manor house was erected on the north side of the tower and in the 17th century the east side of the tower was built on to.


 

Directions
Offf A68, 2 miles north of Corbridge
Halton, Corbridge, Northumberland NE45 5PH

 



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