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Millom Castle


 

Millom Castle is an ancient building at Millom in Cumbria. It is a Grade I listed building and scheduled ancient monument.

History

A manor on the site was granted to Godard de Boyvill, owner of the Manor of Millom, in around 1134. The manor came into the Hudleston family's ownership in around 1240 when de Boyvill's granddaughter married into the Hudleston family. John Hudleston was given a licence to crenellate in 1335. The great tower dates from the 16th or 17th century but was badly damaged by a cannon attack in 1648 during the English Civil War.

By 1739 the castle walls were in dilapidated condition. In 1748, Elizabeth Huddleston sold the castle to Sir James Lowther of Whitehaven. The great tower is now used as a farmhouse.

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Millom Castle

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Millom Castle and Holy Trinity Church

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Heading North from Millom

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MILLOM CASTLE - List Entry
- "Ruins of castle or moated manor house incorporating present farmhouse. Licence to crenellate 1335, east range later C14, great tower, now farmhouse C16 or Cl7 with later alterations. Stone rubble ...

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Across the fields to Millom Castle and Holy Trinity church

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MILLOM CASTLE
- "Prior to the Norman invasion of 1066, Millom was owned by Tostig Godwinson. He was formerly the Earl of Northumbria but had been overthrown and he then rebelled against his ...

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