Sewingshields Castle (Simonburn)
This was the site of Sewingshields Castle, which belonged to Sir Robert Ogle, who died in 1437. It was probably only a simple tower. There are no visible remains, though it appears to have been defended on the west side by a single ditch.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Source of Reference
Local History of Simonburn
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.