Information board illustration
Above - The Medieval lord's table
Below - How the castle may have looked in the 16th century
The buildings are in a very ruined state and no decorative features remain.
Inner courtyard with the 13th century protective curtain wall on the left.
Behind the wall a water filled ditch added further protection on the landward side.
The tower block
Pigeon nesting compartments above the dungeon
Pigeons would have been a convenient source of food for the household
Farmland viewed from the back of the building,overlooking the River Tyne
19th century cottage on the perimeter the castle grounds.
I found these ladies on Pinterest - at some point their dress would have suited the setting.
They certainly look aristocratic!
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Image 1 - Jackdaw - image source Wikipedia