Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

BURTON IN LONSDALE CASTLE


BURTON IN LONSDALE CASTLE
Photo Matthew Emmott

There remains a large motte, still 30 feet in height, with two clearly visible baileys to the west and south. It originated as a ringwork in the 12th century and was converted into a motte at a later date. The castle ceased to be used in the middle of the 14th century.

Private.


Photo Matthew Emmott Photo Matthew Emmott Photo Matthew Emmott

 

Directions
Close to the church in the town centre, off the A687
Burton in Lonsdale, Carnforth, North Yorkshire LA6

 



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