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Name:Whorlton Castle
NY SMR Number:MNY24420
Type of record:Monument
Last edited:Feb 8 2010 9:08AM

Protected Status

  • Conservation Area: Swainby Conservation Area
  • Scheduled Monument () 20519: WHORLTON CASTLE: A MOTTE AND BAILEY AND TOWER HOUSE WITH ASSOCIATED GARDEN, EARTHWORKS, PONDS, PARK PALE, FIELD SYSTEM, DESERTED VILLAGE AND CHURCH
Grid Reference:NZ 481 024
Parish:Whorlton [2173]; Hambleton; NYMNP

Monument Type(s):

  • MOTTE (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Other References/Statuses

    Full description

    Motte Norman castle changing greatly over the next few centuries. Originally wooden then converted to stone (1)

    Sources and further reading

    <1>SNY1613 - Article: Yorkshire Archaeological Journal. 1913. CASTLES OF THE NORTH RIDING. I'ANSON W M. Photocopy. p 396 - 399.
    <2>SNY15716 - Correspondence: RCHME. 17/06/1992. List Of Sites in North Yorkshire dealt with by Newcastle Offices Of RCHME Letter. Bload, K. Photocopy.

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