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Name:Easby Castle
NY SMR Number:MNY24414
Type of record:Monument
Last edited:Dec 6 2005 4:37PM
Grid Reference:NZ 589 084
Parish:Easby [2040]; Hambleton; NYMNP

Monument Type(s):

  • MOTTE (12th CENTURY to 16th Century - 1135 AD? to 1539 AD)

Other References/Statuses

    Full description

    Norman earthwork representing castle erected during the Stephen/Matilda civil war of 1135 - 1154. Horseshoe-shaped on top of Castle Hill. Excavated at some point but nothing of interest found whereby soil was carefully replaced. (1)

    <1> Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, 1913, CASTLES OF THE NORTH RIDING, p 345 - 347 (Article). SNY1613.

    Sources and further reading

    <1>SNY1613 - Article: Yorkshire Archaeological Journal. 1913. CASTLES OF THE NORTH RIDING. I'ANSON W M. Photocopy. p 345 - 347.

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