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Naworth Castle in Cumbria near Brampton.It was the seat of the Barons Dacre & their descendants.Currently occupied by Philip Howard,brother/heir presumptive of the 13th Earl of Carlisle.The castle is thought to have late 13th-century origins,in the form of a square keep and bailey.It was first mentioned in 1323.In 1335 a licence to crenellate was granted to Ralph Dacre.Residential quarters were added in the 16th century by Thomas,Lord Dacre.The Castle has a well-preserved priest hole.

Naworth Castle,blt,1335,in the reign of Edward III.There was a castle on the present site early as1270.It was extended by the Dacre family who grew increasingly powerful by each generation marrying wealthy heiresses.1513;Thomas,Lord Dacre played an important role@the battle of Flodden,where the English,under Earl of Surrey inflicted a defeat on the Scottish nation.Thomas Dacre was awarded lands around Lanercost/that wealth was able to extend Naworth.He built the whole of the south wings.