Whorlton Castle Gatehouse, Castle Bank, Whorlton, Hambleton - North York Moors (NP)

Shell remains of a late C14 gatehouse, which was altered in the C16. Repair and improved management is required.

Whorlton Castle Gatehouse, Castle Bank, Whorlton, Hambleton - North York Moors (NP)
© Historic England Archive

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Whorlton Castle: a motte and bailey and tower house with associated garden, earthworks, ponds, park pale, field system, deserted village and church
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1007641
  • Local Planning Authority: North York Moors (NP)
  • Site Type: Defence > Castle

Location

  • Building Name: Whorlton Castle Gatehouse
  • Street Name: Castle Bank
  • County: North Yorkshire
  • District / Borough: Hambleton
  • Parish: Whorlton
  • National Park: North York Moors (NP)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Richmond (Yorks)
  • Region: Yorkshire

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Buildings - 2 grade I; 1 grade II*, part in CA
  • List Entry Number(s): 1007641 and 1151332; 1294328; 1189310

Contact Details

Giles Proctor 01904 601981

Next steps

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