Keys to the Past

Chillingham Castle (Tillside)

Chillingham Castle (Copyright © Don Brownlow)
Chillingham Castle (Copyright © Don Brownlow)

The origins of Chillingham Castle lie in the 13th and 14th centuries. At this time a manor house was built and a licence to crenellate it was granted in 1344. This transformed the house into a castle. It is rectangular in plan with buildings arranged arou

Reference number:N3389
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; A S Phillips
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1969; D Smith



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside


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