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HALTON CASTLE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HALTON CASTLE

List entry Number: 1130460

Location

HALTON CASTLE, CASTLE ROAD

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

County:

District: Halton

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Apr-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55981

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 53751 82056

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