Keys to the Past

The Castle (Castle Eden)

The Castle  © DCC 2002
The Castle © DCC 2002

The Castle  © DCC 2002
The Castle © DCC 2002

The Castle is a country house built about c.1765 by William Newton for Rowland Burdon. It was possibly altered and given Gothick details by Sir John Soane c.1780. Later additions included palmhouse of 1863 by F.R. Hicks and north wing of 1893. This is a Grade II listed building protected by law.

Reference number:D34798
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
20th Century (1901 to 2000)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1323098
Registered Park or Garden of Historic Interest
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1001311
Event(s):Limestone Landscapes Historic Environment Audit And Action Plan; Archaeo-Environment Ltd

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See also:
Local History of Castle Eden

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