High Head Castle, High Head, Skelton - Eden

Elegant Georgian house, incorporating part of medieval castle, now a structurally unsound shell. With support from Historic England funding, emergency stabliisation works have been completed in recent years, together with production of an options appraisal to help secure a viable and sustainable long term use.

High Head Castle, High Head, Skelton - Eden
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    High Head Castle Eighteenth Century Wing
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1145451
    Local Planning Authority:
    Eden
    Site Type:
    Domestic > Country house

Location

    Building Name:
    High Head Castle
    Locality:
    High Head
    County:
    Cumbria
    District / Borough:
    Eden
    Parish:
    Skelton
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Penrith and The Border
    Region:
    North West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Part occupied/part in use
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Private