NZ3558 : Hylton Castle, Hylton Dene

taken 5 years ago, near to Castletown, Sunderland, Great Britain

Hylton Castle, Hylton Dene
Hylton Castle, Hylton Dene
The distinctive and highly decorative gatehouse-tower of a castle built by the wealthy Sir William Hylton, in the late 14th century, replacing an 11th century wooden castle built shortly after the Norman Conquest of 1066

Today, the remains of the castle are owned by English Heritage. The surrounding parkland (Hylton Dene) is maintained by a community organisation. The castle and its chapel are protected as a Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument (English Heritage Building ID: 391434 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).
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NZ3558, 15 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 June, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe  Woodland, Forest 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G3 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3578 5880 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:55.3570N 1:26.5968W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3571 5885
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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14th Century  Fourteenth Century  Castle  Gatehouse  Tower  English Heritage  Grade I  Listed Building  Trees 

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