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Rothbury Castle (Rothbury)

The early castle at Rothbury stood on a mound on the north bank of the Coquet, just to the west of the church. It was probably built in the 12th century. It stayed occupied until the mid-19th century, but in 1869 its walls and foundations were removed to extend the churchyard. There are now no remains to be seen.

Reference number:N2912
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Conservation area

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rothbury


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