Monument record MYO4450 - QUELDRIC CASTLE


An adulterine castle was built at Wheldrake and was used to prey on the City of York. It was destroyed in 1149. Licence to refortify the site in 1200 was refused on the grounds that the citizens of York felt it would be a threat.


Grid reference SE 6800 4499 (point)
Map sheet SE64SE
Civil Parish Wheldrake, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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Source for summary: 1 Castellarium anglicanum : an index and bibliography of the castles in England, Wales and the Islands. Volume II : Norfolk-Yorkshire and the islands 531 David J Cathcart King

Exact location unsure.

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Record last edited

Jul 22 2019 10:14AM


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