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)
© Historic England

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 and Yorkshire

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