Hylton Castle

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Hylton Castle was built by Sir William Hylton as his principal residence around1400. The rich Hylton family had estates in Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland . The castle is in a poor state all windows and door bricked up so only the outside can be seen however there are plans to put the building to a modern use – see link below

http://www.sunderland.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=15055&p=0

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