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Castleton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Castleton, a village in Danby parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, on the North Yorkshire and Cleveland railway, 7½ miles SE of Guisborough. It has a railway station with telegraph, and a post and money order office under Grosmont (B.S.O.) A Norman castle, dating from the 12th century, formerly existed here.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Castleton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO21
Post TownWhitby