The oldest record of Newton castle dates from c. 1550. The castle was burned down by Oliver Cromwell army in the 17th century and rebuilt after that. It has been in private posession since 1788 with some alterations after that.


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Founded: c. 1550
Category: Castles and fortifications in United Kingdom


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Kevin Bourne (4 years ago)
Lovely building
Scotty D (4 years ago)
No point visiting, its a lived in Castle, so you can't get near it
Alex Thow (4 years ago)
Newton Castle is a private residence and not open to the public
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