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Hayes Castle
NY 001-226 Cumbria England

Hayes Castle Hayes Castle was originally a medieval manorial complex, founded by the de Multon family. In 1322, Robert de Leyburn founded the stone castle when he granted a licence to strengthen his dwelling house, with a wall of stone and lime. Standing on a square platform, encased by a moat are the remains of the curtain wall, which once encased a square tower house. 2 miles south-west is Moresby Hall and 5 miles north-east is Branthwaite Hall.

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Hayes Castle is located west of Common End, off Main Street. 10 miles south-west of Cockermouth, on the A66-595.

The site is visible from a public footpath, which passes the castle from the road.

Car parking is by the side of the road.

Click here for castle pictures Hayes Castle Picture 1Hayes Castle Picture 2Hayes Castle Picture 3 and a castle map of the area Castle Map of the Area

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