Bywell Castle shown within Northumberland
|OS grid reference||NZ049618|
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Bywell Castle is situated in the village of Bywell overlooking the River Tyne, four miles east of Corbridge, Northumberland, England (grid reference NZ049615). It is a Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument
It was built in 1430 by the Neville family (see Earl of Westmorland) but was never completed. The impressive three storey gatehouse remains. together with part of a curtain wall into which has been incorporated a much later house (Grade II listed).
The Castle is privately owned and not normally open to visitors.
- Images of Bywell Castle & short history
- Bywell Castle
- Fry, Plantagenet Somerset, The David & Charles Book of Castles, David & Charles, 1980. ISBN 0-7153-7976-3
- Map sources for Bywell Castle
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