Hayton Castle




Scheduled Monument – Monument Number 322968


Possible early Roman marching camp or early fort, Medieval moat. Roughly square platform of approximately 197 ft on each side, the moat is dry and measuring 49 ft wide and approximately 3.2 ft deep. The north side of the moat has been ploughed out. There was possibly a crenellated wall of which footings may still be seen.


*                                  Built by the de Hayton family.

1202                            Adam de Hayton mentioned in the Pipe Rolls of King John.

19th C                          Moat partially converted into a pond.

1962                            Field Investigation.

1974                            Field Investigation.

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