Kingston upon Hull, North Blockhouse

Has been described as a Certain Artillery Fort

There are no visible remains

NameKingston upon Hull, North Blockhouse
Alternative Names
Historic CountryYorkshire
Modern AuthorityKingston upon Hull; City of
1974 AuthorityHumberside
Civil ParishKingston upon Hull

Part of Hull artillery castle complex on the East bank of R. Hull, connected to the castle by a curtain wall. Two-storied, trefoil shaped structure. Accidentally blown up in 1643, but restored. Sold to Trinity House in 1802, and demolished. (PastScape)

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceTA103292
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  • Harrington, Peter, 2007, The Castles of Henry VIII (Oxford: Osprey) p. 15-16, 28, 29
  • King, D.J.C., 1983, Castellarium Anglicanum (London: Kraus) Vol. 2 p. 530
  • Colvin, H.M., Ransome, D.R. and Summerson, John, 1982, The history of the King's Works Vol. 4: 1485-1660 (part 2) p. 472-7
  • Allison, K.J. (ed), 1969, VCH Yorkshire: East Riding Vol. 1 p. 412-18 online transcription
  • and see Hull Castle


  • Speed, John, 1611-12, The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain online copy)


  • Foreman, M., 1989 Aug, 'The defences of Hull' Fortress: The castles and fortifications quarterly Vol. 2 p. 36-45