Listed Building Grade I
- Country house built on to an earlier four storey tower house, measuring 47 by 29 feet, with a projecting south tower, 19th century battlements, and a gabled roof. The country house, of the 1820s, is of two storeys and three bays, with a battlement above the central bay.
COUNTRY HOUSE, TOWER HOUSE
- Historical Background
- Built after 1584, and said to be a direct result of the Border Commission of that year, Coupland Castle is a classic late Scottish tower house, much altered, with a Tudor-style country house attached to the south in the early 19th century.
- 1584 - 1600 Earliest possible date for construction of Coupland Castle. 1594 is given as a likely date.
- 1619 1st floor fireplace in tower engraved GW 1619 MW for George and Mary Wallis.
- 18TH CENTURY AD 3 bay house built to southwest of tower.
- 19TH CENTURY AD 12 pane sash windows and battlements added to tower.
- 1820 - 1825 Addition of country house on south side of tower.
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Keys To The Past
- Northumberland SMR
- Pevsner, N., Richmond, I., Grundy, J., McCombie, G., Ryder, P. and Welfare, H. (2001) The Buildings of England: Northumberland. London, Penguin Books, p.243
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