HALTON CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1130460

Date first listed: 23-Apr-1970

Statutory Address: HALTON CASTLE, CASTLE ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HALTON CASTLE, CASTLE ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Halton (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 53751 82056

Summary

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History

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Details

SJ 58 SW HALTON CASTLE ROAD 5/28 Halton Castle

23.4.70 I

Ruinous Castle circa 1070 for Nigel first Norman Baron of Halton. Red sandstone almost eliptical on plan sitting on top of high sandstone and earth mound and dominating the surrounding plain. Roughly squared sandstone inner and outer faces with corework infilling. A few high standing sections of the walls contain the remains of windows with tracery which suggests a late medieval alteration. High standing remains within the walls South East were built C1800 to make the Castle an eyecatcher from Norton Priory. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SJ5375182056

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 55981

Legacy System: LBS

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