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A stunning castle that once belonged to. swashbuckling sailor who killed the real-life Jack Sparrow has gone on the market for offers over £1.9m.<br />
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Coupland Castle in Northumberland is Grade I listed and is steeped in history dating back to the 12th century.<br />
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It's Pele Tower was the last fortified building to be constructed in the Border area and before that the land on which it was built belonged to Sir John de Coupland, who captured the Scottish King at the Battle of Neville's Cross in 1346.<br />
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During the 18th century a separate farmhouse was added to the south-west of the now L-shaped tower and it was sold in 1713 to Sir Chaloner Ogle.