House & Family History: The earliest mention of Bamburgh Castle suggests that the citadel was a royal center by AD 547. Excavations have shown that there has been a dwelling here since prehistoric times.
Country Life: XXIV, 160, 1908.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Seat of: Armstrong family
Past Seat of: Sir William Armstrong, later 1st Lord Armstrong, 19th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home