Chipchase Castle

Chipchase Castle


Wark on Tyne, United Kingdom (GB)
Chipchase Castle is a 17th-century Jacobean mansion incorporating a substantial 14th-century pele tower which stands north of Hadrian's Wall, near Wark on Tyne, Northumberland, England. The Heron family acquired the Manor of Chipchase by the marriage of Walter Heron to the Chipchase heiress. He built a massive four storey battlemented tower house on the site of an earlier house in the mid 1300's.
Chipchase Castle is a 17th-century Jacobean mansion incorporating a substantial 14th-century pele tower which stands north of Hadrian's Wall, near Wark on Tyne, Northumberland, England. The Heron family acquired the Manor of Chipchase by the marriage of Walter Heron to the Chipchase heiress. He built a massive four storey battlemented tower house on the site of an earlier house in the mid 1300's.
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