Norham Castle (Northumberland) Reviews
Description:Postcode: TD15 2JY
Newest Review: ... that stand were added following the battle of Flodden, but as to how much is left, well put it this way if Scotland gets independence and decides to attack Norham castle won't be protecting anyone :) Getting on with the neighbours ............................. ............... As many of you will appreciate sometimes you don't get on with your neighbours, some of people even a lot of the time ... more
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by - written on 05/08/13 (Very useful, 67 readings)
Imagine a castle so mighty that in 1318 it withstood a siege by Robert the Bruce for a year, he only briefly got as far as the outer ward. In 1497 it withstood an attack using the cannon Mons Meg, which can now be found at Edinburgh Castle. Attacked at least 11 times*, the castle was only taken 3 times, several times invading Scottish armies avoided it. The castle controlled a ford across the river Tweed, and was one of the most dangerous places on the English/ Scottish border. The castle was finally taking and nearly destroyed in 1513, before the battle of Flodden, it was later repaired and refortified in case of future invasion. So what was the fate of this ... Read the complete review
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