Tower possibly built by John Beauchamp, Lord Beauchamp of Kidderminster.
1282 Built by John, Lord Beauchamp of Kidderminster and financed by the Crown.
1388 John, Lord Beauchamp of Kidderminster was executed by Richard II.
14th C Tower.
15th C A Hall was built behind the castle.
1570 After: Sir Henry Bromley owned the castle.
16th C Altered.
1601 Sir Henry Bromley was involved in the Essex Rebellion and his lands were confiscated.
1603 Lands returned to Sir Henry Bromley by James I.
1606 Henry Bromley, Magistrate, tracked down and found Henry Garnet and Oldcastle, who were wanted over the Gunpowder Plot. They were held for a short time at the castle.
1647 The castle surrendered to Parliament.
1675-1683 Demolished to supply building materials for other buildings.
1750 Residence for Holt Castle Farm when purchased by Lord Foley of Whitley Court.
18th C Early: Remodeled.
19th C Alterations and additions carried out.
1920 For sale.
1925 Finally sold in two lots.
1980’s Converted into an hotel.
20th C Part of the fifteenth century enclosing wall survives.
2001 February: Applications had been made for the extension of the buildings.
2005 Owned by the Worrallo family.
2006 Aerial photograph.