Aydon Castle Northumberland Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870



Aydon-Castle, a township in Corbridge parish, Northumberland; 1½ mile N of Corbridge. Acres, 393. Pop., 30. Houses, 5. A fortified house of the Aydon family was built here, in the time of Edward I., on the side of a ravine; and still stands well in a state of ruin. It has the form of the letter H, with a tower at the end of each of the four wings. The walls are very thick; and one of the towers is upwards of 60 feet high.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].



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