Warkworth Castle and Hermitage
Two children climb the keep stairs at Warkworth Castle, Northumberland
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Castle Terrace, Warkworth, Northumberland, NE65 0UJ

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1139First Stone Buildings

Henry, son of David I of Scotland, becomes Earl of Northumberland. He probably creates the motte and bailey and erects the first stone buildings at Warkworth.

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1157An Official Castle

Henry II grants the castle and manor to Roger fitz Eustace.

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