Sheriff Hutton Ringwork
SE 657-622 Yorkshire England
Sheriff Hutton Ringwork is an early 12th century earth and timber ringwork and bailey fortress, founded by Bertram de Bulman. The predecessor to Sheriff Hutton Castle, it stands on a ridge which has been scarped on its north and south sides. The square ringwork still retains its substantial earthwork rampart and its deep U-shaped ditch to the north, east and south sides. Through its western entrance, is a level area of ground which marks the area of the bailey. 7 miles north is Slingsby Castle and 10 miles south-east is Leppington.
Sheriff Hutton Ringwork is located in the village centre, off Church End. 11 miles north of York, on the B1363.
The site is freely accessible in daylight hours.
Car parking is by the side of the road.