Sheffield Castle Dykes

Has been described as a Questionable Urban Defence

There are no visible remains

NameSheffield Castle Dykes
Alternative Names
Historic CountryYorkshire
Modern AuthoritySheffield
1974 AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Civil ParishSheffield

Site of Castle Dykes - "A circular entrenchment" ('Castle Dike Field' is mentioned in 1655). Now no remains except slight depression at SK 30818383, which may however be natural. (South Yorkshire SMR)

Gatehouse Comments

Recorded in the South Yorkshire SMR as 'Enclosed Settlement of Possible Medieval Date', although a prehistoric date must be more likely.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSK308838
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  • Hunter, J., 1828, South Yorkshire. The History and Topography of the Deanery of Doncaster in the Diocese and County of York Vol. 1 p. 4