Keys to the Past

Chipchase Castle (Chollerton)

Chipchase Castle (Copyright © Don Brownlow)
Chipchase Castle (Copyright © Don Brownlow)

Chipchase Castle, Chollerton. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Chipchase Castle, Chollerton. Photo by Peter Ryder.

Chipchase Castle is a very well-preserved 14th century tower house. It stands next to a manor house built in the early 17th century. The tower stands three-storeys high. These buildings are a Grade I listed building protected by law. The tower is also a Scheduled Monument.

Reference number:N7768
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER
BUILDING SURVEY, Fabric recording at Chipchase Pele 1999; TYNE AND WEAR MUSEUMS
AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Chollerton

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