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NY 787-847 Northumberland England

Snabdaugh BastleSnabdaugh is a rectangular late 15th or early 16th century defensible stone house, founded by the Heron family. Of two storeys and an attic, it forms the central section of a farmhouse, with the other attached ranges being 18th and early 19th century. An unusual feature is a pointed tunnel vault to the upper floor and the fine ashlar springing of a lower vault. The beams of the attic floor, rest on eight stone corbels inserted into the vault and on the west gable is a probable stair well. This type of domestic strong house is possibly derived from Scotland and if so, is unique in England. A mile west is Dally Castle and 3 miles east is Bellingham Castle.

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Snabdaugh is located east of Birks, by the North Tyne river. 3 miles west of Bellingham, off the B6320.

The site is visible from the road.

Car parking is by the side of the road.

Snabdaugh picture and large castle map
Snabdaugh PictureCastle Map of the Area

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