Ayton Castle, West Ayton, North Yorkshire

Ayton Castle, West Ayton, North Yorkshire
Photograph taken 31 October 1999 © Mr Derek Mason LRPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 327062

These are the remains of a medieval manor site and fortified house. It was mainly built in the 12th/13th centuries. A tower was added in the late 14th century. By the late 17th century it was in ruins and used as an animal shelter.

Location

North Yorkshire West Ayton

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

castle attack defence tower manor ruin Medieval (1066 - 1484)