Bothal Castle (alternatively Bothall) is a castle and stately home near the River Wansbeck, between Morpeth and Ashington in the English county of Northumberland. Botl is Old English for a dwelling. Bothal could refer to a particular dwelling or hall. It was fortified before the Norman conquest, and renovated and remodelled a number of times. Antique copper-plate engraving dated in the plate 1 Jan 1785. Size of engraved area approx 5x6ins.