Bilham Castle

Has been described as a Rejected Fortified Manor House

There are major building remains

NameBilham Castle
Alternative NamesLos Castle Hill; Bilham Belverdere summer house
Historic CountryYorkshire
Modern AuthorityDoncaster
1974 AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Civil ParishHooton Pagnell

Although this structure on its hillend site appears merely a picturesquely villaesque summer house, albeit with unusually impressive central tower, associated with Bilham house to N. persistent local belief holds that it originated as a moated fortress and saw Civil War action, and has assigned it this unofficial but abiding name Los Castle Hill, Hickleton to S. (Sneyd 1995)

Gatehouse Comments

There is a site of a DMV at SE486065 but its clear this can rejected as the site of any type of medieval structure.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

This is a Grade 2 listed building protected by law

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Historic England Listed Building number(s)
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Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSE482061
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  • Sneyd, Steve, 1995, The Devil's Logbook Castles and Fortified Sites around South Yorkshire (Hilltop Press) p. 6