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Remains of Kilton Castle Circa 30 Metres East of Castle Cottages

A Grade I Listed Building in Lockwood, Redcar and Cleveland

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Latitude: 54.5485 / 54°32'54"N

Longitude: -0.9149 / 0°54'53"W

OS Eastings: 470286

OS Northings: 517572

OS Grid: NZ702175

Mapcode National: GBR QH1V.Q7

Mapcode Global: WHF88.XXHX

Entry Name: Remains of Kilton Castle Circa 30 Metres East of Castle Cottages

Listing Date: 25 May 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136489

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60125

Location: Lockwood, Redcar and Cleveland, TS12

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Civil Parish: Lockwood

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Brotton Parva St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

side), Kilton

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


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

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