[Serbo-Croatian] ur: اردو hr: hrvatski Hylton Castle (/ ˈhɪltən / HIL-tən) is a stone castle in the North Hylton area of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. Once dry, the medallions will be hung in the sensory tunnel or cast with concrete and used as stepping stones. pa: ਪੰਜਾਬੀ bar: Boarisch

ia: interlingua [35], The kitchen, oratory and great chamber rose two floors, therefore only the minstrels' gallery was accessed via the main staircase on the second floor. [19][21], In 1862, the castle was put up for sale by the Strathmores and purchased by William Briggs, a local timber merchant and ship builder.

In the entrance was a small figure, said to be Spottee who was turned to stone by a witch he argued with and was still visible in the entrance up until the late 1970s, now covered by 'rubble' } [Norwegian (Bokmål)] bat-smg: žemaitėška

Maclaren. Children in Year 4 are working with the local artist Nicola Lynch to create a Sensory Tunnel. [Macedonian] [Swedish] I have done many different things on work experience this week at Hylton Castle. This area of the seafront (and of Roker itself), which has a rich history, was declared a Conservation Area in 1995 in recognition of its architectural and historic interest. su: Basa Sunda bg: български war: Winaray

Above the main entrance on the western façade of the castle, there are twenty shields of arms. It is now located above the doorway to The Golden Lion Inn at South Hylton, on the opposite side of the River Wear. [3] The castle and its chapel are protected as a Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Hylton Castle More Pages. [Faroese]

qu: Runa Simi sa: संस्कृतम् [13][14][15], After 1728, Hylton's second son, John Hylton, de jure 18th Baron Hylton added a complementary south wing (its foundation wall still extant), crenellations to both wings and removed the door on the north wing. bug: ᨅᨔ ᨕᨘᨁᨗ The Hylton Castle Project is led by the local community, so tell us what you think or get in touch to find out how you can get involved. [Kannada] [45] The spirit was said to have been finally laid to rest when the castle servants put a cloak out for him.[46]. hi: हिन्दी [Bishnupriya Manipuri] The Hylton Castle Project will create a new and vibrant future for this iconic local landmark.

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[23] In 1950, due to local pressure and the threat of demolition, the castle and chapel were taken into the care of the Ministry of Works. Find out more about the history of Hylton Castle. ka: ქართული Originally built from wood by the Hilton (later Hylton) family shortly after the Norman Conquest in 1066, it was later rebuilt in stone in the late 14th to early 15th century. [35] The screen closing off the east entrance has a three-bay cusped arcade on the ground floor and three ogee arches on the shafts above. We invited our parents in to help us create the Willow Tunnel.

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Hylton Castle (/ˈhɪltən/ HIL-tən) is a stone castle in the North Hylton area of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. [Mongolian] New floors, stairs, and a lift will be created inside the structure, to house a cafe, exhibition and flexible spaces for community and educational use. Discharged: 14th June 1915 – Hylton Castle, Sunderland – Totally Incapacity – due to active service and exposure in tunnels causing chills followed by Acute Bronchitis and Tuberculosis of Lungs.

hy: Հայերեն They depict the coats of arms belonging to local gentry and peers of the late 14th to early 15th centuries and provide an approximate date of the castle's reconstruction from wood to stone. vec: vèneto
[10], The castle and chapel have been Grade I listed buildings since 1949 and form a Scheduled Ancient Monument under the care of English Heritage, who took over the site in 1984, although Sunderland City Council own the land.

[19] In 1840, an advert was placed in the Newcastle Courant by Revd. [1] He re-roofed the chapel (allowing it to be used for public worship again), added battlements to the wings and cultivated the gardens. bpy: বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী [3][12] A "Moses head" (the crest of the Hylton arms) also features on the east façade. The castle and chapel are adorned with heraldic devices and shields of arms, providing information as to when the castle was constructed. It was modified from the late 15th to late 16th century, when a Perpendicular Gothic, five-light east window and transepts were added. tg: тоҷикӣ

mzn: مازِرونی The story (and the lyrics to the song) of Spottee appears in The Bishoprick Garland by (Sir) Cuthbert Sharp. cs: čeština Hylton Castle Trust is a charity registered in England Registered Charity No. [1] The castle underwent major changes to its interior and exterior in the 18th century and it remained the principal seat of the Hylton family until the death of the last Baron in 1746. Hylton Castle is a distinctive and highly decorative gatehouse-tower of a castle. Hylton Castle is the ancestral home of the Washington family (the original Washington village being ‘reasonably’ nearby too).

bs: bosanski as: অসমীয়া [41] Briggs is believed to have re-arranged the shields, disrupting their original hierarchical arrangement. [Romanian] ro: română sq: shqip [Japanese] The family crest, which I believe is carved into one of the walls of the oldest part of the castle consists of stars* and (red and white) stripes. [37][38], The room on the south side (separated by the other rooms due to the hall's height) was accessed via the main staircase. vo: Volapük Lead by the artist we discussed possible ideas for the sensory tunnel that we are going to create for the woods. The Hylton Castle Project offers a range of educational activities, outreach and training opportunities for all ages. x. lmo: lumbaart


sh: srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски [37][38] Both were connected via a lobby at the top of the private staircase. [8][11] Another feature of the roof was shallow stone troughs on the battlements which fed scalding oil or water into the machiocaltions as a means of defence. The geology of this area of the Sunderland seafront dates back more than 200 million years to when the first famous 'cannonball' rocks began forming. [Albanian] [Tamil] Indeed, this ghost still haunts the castle, or at least that’s what many people believe. The Hylton Castle Project will transform the magnificent gatehouse in to a community-based, heritage-led visitor attraction celebrating 600 years of history and sharing the stories of those who lived and worked at the castle from the 14th century until the present. pl: polski [3], In 1994, Channel 4's Time Team undertook excavations on the Eastern Terrace. fo: føroyskt However the picture shown is not Spottee's cave, it is the entrance to one of the tunnels that goes up to Hylton Castle.


[Occitan] if (auto_diff) { [Indonesian] Discover 600 years of history at Hylton Castle, and explore the beautiful open space and paths of Hylton Dene. [35][37] The other two rooms to the left were used to house staff or storage. [Lombard] [5][6] On the arrival of William the Conqueror, Lancelot de Hilton and his two sons, Robert and Henry, joined the Conqueror's forces, but Lancelot was killed at Faversham during William's advance to London.

[8] William Howitt's Visits to Remarkable Places (1842) notes the rooms had "stuccoed ceilings, with figures, busts on the walls, and one large scene which seemed to be Venus and Cupid, Apollo fiddling to the gods, Minerva in her helmet, and an old king". [37], Above the small family/chaplain's room on the third floor, was the servant's room with a corner fireplace and two windows on the mezzanine floor, accessed via the main staircase. [Scottish Gaelic] ckb: کوردیی ناوەندی lv: latviešu he: עברית

[2] It was then Gothicised but neglected until 1812, when it was revitalised by a new owner. John Bowes, 10th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, "Sunderland wins £5.4million to bring Old Fire Station and Hylton Castle back to life", "Doorway of the Golden Lion, South Hylton", "Purchasing Power of British Pounds from 1264 to 2007", "Scheduled Monuments. lt: lietuvių [35] The portcullis is believed to have been raised into the hall in front of this window. Opening & closing timings, parking options, restaurants nearby or what to see on your visit to Hylton Castle?

pt: português [6], The first castle on the site, built by Henry de Hilton in about 1072, was likely to have been built of wood. [8] The interior walls of the four-vaulted ground floor rooms were demolished, the whole floor was raised three-and-a-half feet and two reception rooms were formed. [24] The rooms above were kept untouched, except that a new entrance to the family/chaplain's room had to be formed via the main staircase. [Korean] gd: Gàidhlig min: Baso Minangkabau [32] Once restored, the castle could be opened. [9] In 1559, the gatehouse featured in another household inventory as the "Tower", when floors and galleries were inserted to subdivide the great hall. [8][24] The side walls of the great hall were removed to create a large salon and a large bay window was added to the south façade, where the entrance to the south wing would have been. uk: українська [Vietnamese]
[35][37], The first was floor was accessed via the main staircase, situated in the east tower.

[8] The castle was first mentioned in a household inventory taken in 1448, as "a gatehouse constructed of stone" and although no construction details survive, it is believed the stone castle was built sometime between 1390 and the early 15th century, due to the coat of arms featured above the west entrance (see Heraldry below). [Latin] [35][37] To the west of the hall was the head of the west window. The Hylton Castle Project will transform the magnificent gatehouse in to a community-based, heritage-led visitor attraction celebrating 600 years of history and sharing the stories of those who lived and worked at the castle from the 14th century until the present. io: Ido Built around 600 years ago, Hylton Castle stands as a magnificent reminder of the past right in the heart of the community. Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.

It was subsequently re-built in stone by Sir William Hylton (1376–1435) as a four-storey, gatehouse-style, fortified manor house, similar in design to Lumley and Raby. eo: Esperanto mr: मराठी [Croatian] [Hebrew]

[23][26] Due to the expansion of Sunderland in the 1940s, the castle became surrounded by housing estates including those of Castletown and Hylton Castle.

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