Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

OGLE CASTLE


OGLE CASTLE
Photo Malcolm Butler

A licence to crenellate was granted to Robert de Ogle 1341 who built a small castle with curtain wall and half-round towers surrounded by a moat, part of which survives on the west and north sides. Little of the castle remained by the 18th century although part of the original building is thought to be incorporated in the present building which was added in the 16th or 17th century. Private.


 

Directions
1 mile east of A696 at Belsay and 11 miles north-west of Newcastle
Ogle, Northumberland NE20 0AT

 



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