Has been described as a Questionable Uncertain

There are uncertain remains

Alternative Names
Historic CountryNorthumberland
Modern AuthorityNorthumberland
1974 AuthorityNorthumberland
Civil Parish

Nothing known of castle mentioned by Harvey. (King 1983)

Gatehouse Comments

Eyton is a West Mercian place-name, so this is possibly a misspelling of Aydon, a Northumbrian equivalent place name. It should be noted that in the the licence to crenellate issued for Aydon in 1305 the castle is spelt Eydon. If Harvey (or, more likely, his source) was looking at the original roll the very small, and often faded, handwritten script of the original rolls can be easily misread.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

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  • King, D.J.C., 1983, Castellarium Anglicanum (London: Kraus) Vol. 2 p. 356 (possible)
  • Harvey, Alfred, 1911, Castles and Walled Towns of England (London: Methuen and Co)