Keys to the Past

Barmoor Castle (Lowick)

Barmoor Castle, Lowick. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Barmoor Castle, Lowick. Photo by Peter Ryder.

Barmoor Castle was the medieval home of the Muschampe family. It was first recorded in 1341, but by 1541 it was in ruins. It was rebuilt as a country house in 1801. It was added to and altered during the 19th century and was not finally completed until 1892. It is a Grade II* Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N1954
Historical period: Georgian (1714 to 1830)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1967; D King
HERITAGE ASSESSMENT, Barmoor Castle, chemical analysis of window glass 2013; English Heritage

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Lowick

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