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Coupland Castle (Copeland Castle)

  • House & Family History: Coupland is actually not a castle, but rather a late 16th century tower house. The three-story tower has an attic and a small projecting tower that is carried up the south wall. The House is one of the few major buildings in Northumberland to be built of volcanic rock.

  • Architect: Unknown (designed by an unknown architect)

    Date: 1820-25
    Designed: Neo-Tudor additions to Tower, Tudor style lodges

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  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Robin Jell; here since 1979.

    Past Seat / Home of: George Wallis, 17th century. Nathaniel Ogle, 18th century. Thomas Bates, 19th century. Matthew Culley, 19th century; Culley family here until 1923.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

    Ownership Details: Available for weddings; the pele tower is available as a holiday let.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01668-216-292

    Historic Houses Member: No