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Wilton Castle

Hob Uid: 27569
Location :
Redcar and Cleveland
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : NZ5819019670
Summary : Site of a fortified manor house, built about 1330. No trace remains of this building; the present house dates to circa 1807 and was in use as an office by 1953.
More information : NZ 5819 1967. Wilton Castle on site of (NAT) Wilton Castle (NR). (1)

Wilton Castle became so called in 1406 after Ralph de Bulmer obtained licence to crenellate his manor-house in 1330. In 1569 it was mentioned as a stronghold. Some of its remains were visible at the beginning of the 19th century, but by 1846 these had disappeared. The present house was built on the old site about 1807 in the Gothic style. (2)

NZ 5819 1967. There are no traces of this Medieval castle at or near the modern Wilton Castle now occupied as offices by Imperial Chemical Industries. (3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 1:10,000 map, 1971
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Source Number : 2
Source : The Victoria history of the county of York, North Riding, volume two
Source details : Victoria County History, Yorkshire North Riding, vol 2, p 374-375
Page(s) : 374-75
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Source Number : 2a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Chancery Inquisition Post Mortem vol 7, Henry IV, No 43
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Source Number : 2b
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : State Papers Domestic, Elizabeth I, Addenda p 15, 16
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Source Number : 2c
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : History of Cleveland, 1808, p 411 (J Graves)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Field Investigator, JHO, 04-JUN-1953
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : 1330
Monument End Date : 1330
Monument Start Date : 1330
Monument Type : Fortified Manor House
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : c1807
Monument End Date : 1817
Monument Start Date : 1797
Monument Type : House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : By 1953
Monument End Date : 1953
Monument Start Date :
Monument Type : Office
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NZ 51 NE 26
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON NZ 51 NE 26
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1953-06-04
End Date : 1953-06-04
Associated Activities : Primary, LAND AT WILTON CASTLE
Activity type : EVALUATION
Start Date : 2000-01-01
End Date : 2000-12-31