REMAINS OF KILTON CASTLE CIRCA 30 METRES EAST OF CASTLE COTTAGES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1136489
Date first listed:
25-May-1966
Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF KILTON CASTLE CIRCA 30 METRES EAST OF CASTLE COTTAGES, KILTON THORPE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF KILTON CASTLE CIRCA 30 METRES EAST OF CASTLE COTTAGES, KILTON THORPE LANE

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

District:
Redcar and Cleveland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Lockwood
National Grid Reference:
NZ 70286 17572

Details

NZ 71 NW LOCKWOOD KILTON THORPE LANE (off east side), Kilton

4/75 Remains of Kilton Castle c.30m east of Castle 25.5.66 Cottages.

I

Remains of C12 castle, built for tenant of Count de Mortain; partly rebuilt in C13; abandoned in C14. Coursed random sandstone rubble and dressed sandstone; roofless. Long, narrow, roughly-rectangular plan, projecting eastwards into deep ravine. Causeway at west end flanked by remains of moat. Remains include lower 2 storeys of north, east and west walls of tower at north- east angle of inner bailey. Rectangular plan with segmental north end. Cross-arrowloop in north side; fireplace with moulded corbels in ground floor of west wall. Lower parts of C13 bastion, between north- east tower and basement of north and west walls of C13 great tower, projecting from north curtain. 2 storeys of north and west walls of C12 banqueting hall at north-west angle of outer bailey. Lower parts of C12 and C13 curtain walls to east side; and rubble core of lower parts of south curtain wall. Ancient Monument No.22. V.C.H. North Riding of Yorkshire, Vol.2, 1923, pp.327-29

Listing NGR: NZ7028617572

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
60125
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1914), 327-29

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/07186/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Matthew Falcus. Source Historic England Archive
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