DiCamillo Companion

Bamburgh Castle

  • 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.

  • Title: Movie Locations: A Guide to Britain & Ireland
    Author: Adams, Mark
    Year Published: 2000
    Reference: pg. 137
    Publisher: London: Boxtree
    ISBN: 0752271695
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Macbeth" (1971 - Roman Polanski production - as the King's Palace). "Robin of Sherwood" (1984-86 - TV series). "The Virgin Queen" (2005 - TV mini series).
  • 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

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 016682-142-08

    Email: administrator@bamburghcastle.com

    Website: http://www.bamburghcastle.com

    Historic Houses Member: Yes