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© Mr Peter Sargeant

IoE Number: 55981
Location: HALTON CASTLE, CASTLE ROAD
  RUNCORN, HALTON, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Peter Sargeant
Date Photographed: 23 June 2002
Date listed: 23 April 1970
Date of last amendment: 23 April 1970
Grade I

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SJ 58 SWHALTONCASTLE ROAD5/28Halton Castle23.4.70I

SJ 58 SW HALTON CASTLE ROAD 5/28 Halton Castle 23.4.70 I Ruinous Castle circa 1070 for Nigel first Norman Baron of Halton. Red sandstone almost eliptical on plan sitting on top of high sandstone and earth mound and dominating the surrounding plain. Roughly squared sandstone inner and outer faces with corework infilling. A few high standing sections of the walls contain the remains of windows with tracery which suggests a late medieval alteration. High standing remains within the walls South East were built C1800 to make the Castle an eyecatcher from Norton Priory. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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