Keys to the Past

Westgate, Gate Castle (Westgate)

This ruined building was the southern gate of the medieval (1066 to1540) deer park of Weardale. The remains form a rectangle and in places the walls stand up to 1.5m high. The foundations of a possible extension can also be seen. It is probably of 15th century date.

Reference number:D2301
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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