Eshott Castle (Thirston)
Eshott Castle was first recorded in 1415, though there was a fortified manor house here as early as 1310. The ruins of the castle lie on low lying ground near the junction of two streams The remains of the moats can be seen surrounding the remains of a wall and possibly three stone towers. No trace remains of any other buildings. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
To find out more about a particular site, please click the Identify button (i) on the toolbar, then click the site on the map.
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.
Source of Reference
Local History of Thirston
Please note that this information has been compiled from a number of different sources. Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy contained therein. If you wish to use/copy any of the images, please ensure that you read the Copyright information provided.