Castles of England/Tyne and Wear

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There are five castles in Tyne and Wear.

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Hylton Castle Tower house 1401c.1400 Ruins Hylton Castle.jpg EHEH icon.svg Large gatehouse tower, incorporated into 18th century house, since demolished.
Newcastle Castle Keep and bailey 11721172–77 Restored Black Gate and Keep - Newcastle Upon Tyne - - 514240.jpg HCCL icon.svg / Newcastle City Council Keep and gatehouse survive.
Old Hollinside Fortified manor house 120113th century Ruins Old Hollinside - - 853962.jpg On slope overlooking River Derwent.
Ravensworth Castle Quadrangular castle 130114–19th century Ruins Ravensworth Castle - - 1558897.jpg Private Two towers of medieval castle survive, amidst ruins of later building. Building At Risk.
Tynemouth Castle Enclosure castle 120113–14th century Ruins Tynemouth Castle1.jpg EHEH icon.svg Built to enclose and protect the priory, modified as artillery castle 16th century in response to threat of Scottish invasion.