Cotherstone Castle

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Cotherstone Castle
County Durham, England, UK
Cotherstone Castle is located in County Durham
Cotherstone Castle
Cotherstone Castle
Location in County Durham
Coordinates54°34′30″N 1°58′41″W / 54.575°N 1.978°W / 54.575; -1.978Coordinates: 54°34′30″N 1°58′41″W / 54.575°N 1.978°W / 54.575; -1.978
Grid referenceNZ015200

Cotherstone Castle was in the village of Cotherstone by the River Tees some 3 miles (5 km) north-east of Barnard Castle in County Durham, England.

This was a motte and bailey castle built around 1090. In 1200 the wooden building was replaced by a stone building. The remains include an earth mound and traces of a probable fishpond.

See also[edit]


  • Cotherstone Castle
  • Fry, Plantagenet Somerset, The David & Charles Book of Castles, David & Charles, 1980. ISBN 0-7153-7976-3