Castleton Village (site of), Church and Liddel Castle
Things to do in Newcastleton Scottish Borders
Archaeological-Sites in Scotland
Description: In the 12th century, the village of Castleton consisted of the parish church, the houses of the villagers and the earth and timber castle of the Norman family of Soules. Little of this now survives. The churchyard of St Martin marks the site of the mediaeval church and a stone has recently been erected on the other side of the road to mark the position of the village green, and the castle survives as a series of impressive earthworks across a natural promontory.
On private land.
Situation – OS ref: NY 508898
How to get there:
By car: Beside the Newcastleton to Jedburgh road, B6357, close to and on the same side of the road as the modern cemetery of Castleton.
By public transport: N/A
Seasonal opening details:
Site of village - all year
Liddel Castle is NOT accessible to the public and should only be viewed from the road
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