Ayton Castle, Castle Rise

Ayton Castle, Castle Rise, West Ayton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO13 9JY View on map

The earthworks of a medieval manorial centre and ruins of a later fortified tower house complex. The house is a rectangular, three storey structure built in stone and standing to its full height at the south east corner. The vaulted basement is intact, and many architectural details such as windows, doorways, stairs and floor and roof supports survive, providing evidence of the original layout.


  • Grant Recipient

    Scarborough Borough Council
  • Contact for access

    Mr Paul Buck

Opening Arrangements

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