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Name:UPSALL CASTLE
NY SMR Number:MNY270
Type of record:Building
Last edited:Jan 11 2010 10:49AM

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument 20462: Upsall Castle: a quadrangular castle
Grid Reference:SE 453 869
Parish:Upsall [2164]; Hambleton

Monument Type(s):

  • CASTLE (11th CENTURY to 14th CENTURY - 1066 AD to 1399 AD)

Other References/Statuses

  • AMIE Reference / HOB UID: 55476 UPSALL CASTLE
  • National Monuments Record: SE48NE11
  • Old Sites & Monuments Record Number: 139.03

Full description

REMAINS OF CASTLE WALLS. PROBABLY 14TH C. STONE RUBBLE UP TO 15FT HIGH. REMAINS OF CIRCULAR TOWER ON WEST SIDE AND OF SOUTH-EAST CORNER TOWER. CASTLE PROBABLY BEGUN BY GEOFFREY SCROPE WHO BOUGHT THE MANOR FROM THE UPSALLS IN 1327. REPUTEDLY DEMOLISHED IN THE CIVIL WAR AND IN RUINS IN 1660.
Form: Extant Structure (11/1972)

Sources and further reading

<1>SNY1 - Card Index: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Record Card. Various authors. SE48NE11 .

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