Castles of England/West Yorkshire

There are five castles in West Yorkshire.

Name
Type
Date
Condition
Image Ownership
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Notes (Key)
Almondbury Castle Castle 110112th century Earthworks Castle Hill and Victoria Tower - geograph.org.uk - 1467360.jpg HALUKAL icon.svg Also known as Castle Hill, Huddersfield, castle constructed on site of Iron Age hill fort.
Dobroyd Castle Sham Castle 18661866–9 Intact Dobroyd Castle, Todmorden - geograph.org.uk - 94344.jpg Activity centre By John Gibson.
Harewood Castle Tower house 130114th century Ruins Private Shell of tower, substantially intact, within Harewood Park.
Pontefract Castle Enclosure castle 110112–13th century Fragmentary remains Pontefract Castle Keep1.jpg HCCL icon.svg
Local authority
Principal royal castle in northern England, withstood three sieges during Civil War, dismantled after siege of 1649.
Sandal Castle Motte and bailey 110112th century Fragmentary remains SandalCastleMotte.jpg HCCL icon.svg Well-preserved earthworks, excavated site with visitor centre.
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