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LANGLEY CASTLE

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Tower house, built circa 1350, and in ruins by 1541. It was restored circa 1900 and was later used as a girls' school. A four storey central block with five storey angle towers projecting from the east and west faces. A later 14th century forebuilding is set in the re-entrant angle of the south east tower and the east face. Probably the finest tower house in Northumberland, Langley Castle is thought to have been built by Sir Thomas de Lucy and later belonged to the Earl of Northumberland.

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