Sheriff Hutton Castle, Main Street, Sheriff Hutton - Ryedale

Ruinous castle begun in 1382 by John, Lord Neville, with C15 gatehouse inserted. Vulnerable to weathering. A condition survey was funded by Historic England and Phase I repairs, also funded by Historic England, are complete. Emergency works to south west tower are complete. The castle is in a relatively stable condition.

Sheriff Hutton Castle, Main Street, Sheriff Hutton - Ryedale
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Sheriff Hutton quadrangular castle and early garden earthworks
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1019593
  • Local Planning Authority: Ryedale
  • Site Type: Defence > Castle


  • Building Name: Sheriff Hutton Castle
  • Street Name: Main Street
  • County: North Yorkshire
  • District / Borough: Ryedale
  • Parish: Sheriff Hutton
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Thirsk and Malton
  • Region: Yorkshire

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Other not for profit group
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II*, part in CA
  • List Entry Number(s): 1019593 and 1149592