Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

SHORTFLATT CASTLE


SHORTFLATT CASTLE
Photo Malcolm Butler

A fortified manor house was built after a licence to crenellate was granted in 1305. The three storey tower has stone slate roof and now has a 17th century manor house attached. The tower is currently used as a holiday let with 8 bedrooms.


Photo Malcolm Butler Photo Malcolm Butler

 

Directions
2 miles north west of A696 at Belsay and 13 miles north-west of Newcastle
Belsay, Northumberland NE20 0HD

 



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