Has been described as a Rejected 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

There is no Neston place-name in Northumberland in OS 1:50000 gazetteer. This is probably a mis-transcription of a known site, although it is difficult to think which one (one of the several Newtons? Nesbit?). Necton occurs as a place in a list of manors owing a knight's fee service to Henry Percy (Hodgson, 1820, A History of Northumberland (Newcastle upon Tyne) Part 3 Vol. 1 p. 60) In the context of Harvey's list can safely be rejected as the site of an otherwise unrecorded medieval fortification.

- 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) p. 261