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Name:Cropton Castle
NY SMR Number:MNY24412
Type of record:Monument
Last edited:Oct 19 2009 8:46AM

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument () 20528: CROPTON HALL GARTH: A MOTTE AND BAILEY CASTLE INCLUDING LATER MEDIEVAL MANOR HOUSE, A MEDIEVAL TRACKWAY AND A POND
Grid Reference:SE 755 892
Parish:Cropton [3031]; Ryedale; NYMNP

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    Full description

    Built at the time of William Rufus and changed hands several times in the coming years due to wars and captivity. In the late 13th century a half-timber manor house was built inside the motte. Has been known as both Cropton Castle and T'Hall Garth. (1)

    Sources and further reading

    <1>SNY1613 - Article: Yorkshire Archaeological Journal. 1913. CASTLES OF THE NORTH RIDING. I'ANSON W M. Photocopy. p 344 - 345.

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