Castles of England/West Yorkshire
There are five castles in West Yorkshire.
|Almondbury Castle||Castle||12th century||Earthworks||Also known as Castle Hill, Huddersfield, castle constructed on site of Iron Age hill fort.|
|Dobroyd Castle||Sham Castle||1866–9||Intact||Activity centre||By John Gibson.|
|Harewood Castle||Tower house||14th century||Ruins||Private||Shell of tower, substantially intact, within Harewood Park.|
|Pontefract Castle||Enclosure castle||12–13th century||Fragmentary remains||
|Principal royal castle in northern England, withstood three sieges during Civil War, dismantled after siege of 1649.|
|Sandal Castle||Motte and bailey||12th century||Fragmentary remains||Well-preserved earthworks, excavated site with visitor centre.|