Castles of England/Tyne and Wear
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There are five castles in Tyne and Wear.
|Hylton Castle||Tower house||c.1400||Ruins||Large gatehouse tower, incorporated into 18th century house, since demolished.|
|Newcastle Castle||Keep and bailey||1172–77||Restored||/ Newcastle City Council||Keep and gatehouse survive.|
|Old Hollinside||Fortified manor house||13th century||Ruins||On slope overlooking River Derwent.|
|Ravensworth Castle||Quadrangular castle||14–19th century||Ruins||Private||Two towers of medieval castle survive, amidst ruins of later building. Building At Risk.|
|Tynemouth Castle||Enclosure castle||13–14th century||Ruins||Built to enclose and protect the priory, modified as artillery castle 16th century in response to threat of Scottish invasion.|