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Hylton Castle

All that remains of the original castle is the distinctive and highly decorative gatehouse-tower built by the wealthy Sir William Hylton, shortly before 1400. Originally containing four floors of self-contained family accommodation, its entrance front displays royal and family heraldry, including Richard II's white hart badge.

Opening Times
The grounds are open daily between 10am - 4pm
No access to building

FREE entry to grounds.


Craigavon Road, Castletown, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR5 3PA

1.93 miles     0870 333 1181    

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Geronimo 2018

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