Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

THURLAND CASTLE


THURLAND CASTLE
Photo Matthew Emmott

A manor house granted a licence to crenellate in 1402. It consists of V-shaped building with a tall tower at the point, and originally was surrounded by a moat of which part remains. It was almost destroyed by fire in 1876 and a large part of the structure is now late Victorian.

Private.


 

Directions
On the A683, 3 miles south of Kirkby Lonsdale
Tunstall, LA6 2QR

 



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