DiCamillo Companion

Bothal Castle

  • House & Family History: The big Gatehouse tower, the oldest surviving part of the Castle, was built circa 1343 by Robert Bertram soon after he obtained a license to crenellate. In 1830-31 the Gatehouse was restored as a house, with the West Wing added circa 1858 and then extended in 1909.

  • Title: Buildings of England: Northumberland, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Richmond, Ian: Grundy, John (Reviser); McCombie, Grace (Reviser); Ryder, Peter (Reviser); Welfare, Humphrey (Reviser)
    Year Published: 1999
    Reference: pg. 199
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 0140710.590
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Walford's County Families of the United Kingdom, 1914
    Author: NA
    Year Published: 1914
    Reference: pg. 978
    Publisher: London: Spottiswoode & Co.
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat of: Robert Bertram, 14th century. William Bentinck, 2nd Duke of Portland, 18th century. Sample family, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Unknown

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Unknown

  • House Open to Public: Unknown

    Historic Houses Member: No