Castles of England/Tyne and Wear

There are five castles in Tyne and Wear.

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Hylton Castle Tower house 1401c.1400 Ruins EH Large gatehouse tower, incorporated into 18th century house, since demolished.
Newcastle Castle Keep and bailey 11721172–77 Restored HC / Newcastle City Council Keep and gatehouse survive.
Old Hollinside Fortified manor house 120113th century Ruins On slope overlooking River Derwent.
Ravensworth Castle Quadrangular castle 130114–19th century Ruins Private Two towers of medieval castle survive, amidst ruins of later building. Building At Risk.
Tynemouth Castle Enclosure castle 120113–14th century Ruins EH Built to enclose and protect the priory, modified as artillery castle 16th century in response to threat of Scottish invasion.