Keys to the Past

Bellingham Castle (Bellingham)

A mound at the east end of Bellingham is all that remains of the former motte and bailey castle. It was probably built in the 12th century by the Bellingham family and is likely to have been replaced by a stone castle in the 13th century. The existence

Reference number:N7979
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1970; D Smith
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1977; S Ainsworth
WATCHING BRIEF, Demesne Farm, Bellingham 2010; Northern Archaeological Associates



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Bellingham


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