Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

LUMLEY CASTLE


LUMLEY CASTLE
Photo Charles Taylor

The original 1300 house was rebuilt at the end of the 14th century as a square fortified tower house with 4 towers, one a chapel, set around a courtyard. It was remodelled in 1690 with new windows. It is now used as a luxurious hotel.

Private.


Photo Charles Taylor Photo Charles Taylor

 

Directions
On the A617 near Chester-le-Street
Chester-le-Street, County Durham DH3 4NX

 



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