Remains of Kilton Castle, Kilton Thorpe Lane, Kilton, Lockwood - Redcar and Cleveland (UA)

C12-C13 castle ruin occupying a rocky outcrop. The building is in a very bad condition, with vertical cracks in its walls and there is some regeneration of vegetation. There is only limited management by the Estate.

Remains of Kilton Castle, Kilton Thorpe Lane, Kilton, Lockwood - Redcar and Cleveland (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Kilton Castle: tower keep castle 130m east of Castle Cottages
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1018946
  • Local Planning Authority: Redcar and Cleveland (UA)
  • Site Type: Defence > Castle

Location

  • Building Name: Remains of Kilton Castle
  • Street Name: Kilton Thorpe Lane
  • Locality: Kilton
  • County: Tees Valley
  • Unitary Authority: Redcar and Cleveland (UA)
  • Parish: Lockwood
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
  • Region: North East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number(s): 1018946 and 1136489

Contact Details

Kate Wilson 0191 269 1221

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England