Slingsby Castle, Slingsby - Ryedale

C16 Great House built on the site of a medieval castle. Ruinous, but surviving up to the eaves in height. In need of urgent consolidation; the site is deteriorating as a result of natural erosion and some vandalism.

Slingsby Castle, Slingsby - Ryedale
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Slingsby Castle
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1004178
  • Local Planning Authority: Ryedale
  • Site Type: Domestic > Country house


  • Building Name: Slingsby Castle
  • County: North Yorkshire
  • District / Borough: Ryedale
  • Parish: Slingsby
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Thirsk and Malton
  • Region: Yorkshire

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II, part in CA
  • List Entry Number(s): 1004178 and 1149761