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1956 Excavation HYLTON CASTLE


Auspices Ministry of Works
Funding Body/Financier Ministry of Works

Publications :
Note Medieval archaeology : journal of the Society for Medieval Archaeology 1/1957/156

1993 Management Survey HYLTON CASTLE

A desk-based survey of Hylton Castle and the surrounding area. Sites, features and finds from the Bronze Age to the post-medieval periods were recorded, along with the history of the castle and the families associated with it.
Archive Holder Tyne and Wear Museums
Auspices Tyne and Wear Museum Archaeological Department

Publications :
Full report Tyne & Wear Museums Archaeology Department [assessment & evaluation reports] Speak S/1993/Hylton Castle, Sunderland: Archaeology/Cultural Heritage.

1994 Management Survey HYLTON CASTLE GARDENS

Survey to assess the potential restoration of the Elizabethan and later gardens at the castle. See Event 1109653 for subsequent work.
Archive Holder Tyne and Wear Museums
Director of fieldwork S Speak
Auspices Tyne and Wear Museums

Publications :
Full report Tyne & Wear Museums Archaeology Department [assessment & evaluation reports] Speak S/1994/The Hylton Castle Historic Gardens Project: research and restoration design.

1994 Watching Brief HYLTON DENE INTERCEPTOR SEWER

Monitoring of groundworks for the pipeline through the original grounds of Hylton Castle recorded an isolated area of surviving ridge and furrow only.
Archive Holder Tyne and Wear Museums
Funding Body/Financier Developer
Auspices Tyne and Wear Museums

Publications :
Full report Tyne & Wear Museums Archaeology Department [assessment & evaluation reports] Anon/1994/Hylton Dene Interceptor Sewer, Sunderland: watching brief.

1994 Evaluation HYLTON CASTLE (TIME TEAM)

Trenching on the 'Eastern Terrace' to test geophysical anomalies (EHGSDB Visit No: 1872) revealed structural evidence for a medieval hall, possibly a dining area, to the east of the castle. Project included RCHME earthwork survey.
Auspices Geophysical Surveys of Bradford
Funding Body/Financier Channel Four Television
Archive Holder Tyne and Wear Museums
Auspices Time Team

Publications :
Full report Geophysical Surveys of Bradford/Reports Gater J/1994/Geophysical survey report: Hylton Castle, Sunderland/Report No 94/60.

Full report GeoQuest Associates [assessment & evaluation reports] Noel M J/1994/Geophysical surveys at Hylton Castle, Sunderland.

Interim report The Time Team reports by Tim Taylor; edited by Derek Jones 1994 season

Interim report Tyne & Wear Museums Archaeology Department [assessment & evaluation reports] Speak S/1994/Hylton Castle, Sunderland: evaluation, earthwork & geophysical survey, interim report.

1995 Evaluation HYLTON CASTLE PREMIER PARK

Five trenches excavated in advance of the creation of pathways around the
Castle revealed 18th century features.
Archive Holder Tyne and Wear Museums
Funding Body/Financier Developer
Auspices Tyne and Wear Museums

Publications :
Note The Arbeia journal The Arbeia Society Vol V/1996

2002 Desk Based Assessment HYLTON CASTLE, SUNDERLAND

Auspices Tyne and Wear Museum Archaeological Department
Archive Holder Tyne and Wear Sites and Monuments Record

Publications :
Full report Tyne & Wear Museums Archaeology Department [assessment & evaluation reports] McKelvey J/2002/Hylton Castle, Sunderland.

2003 Evaluation LAND AT HYLTON CASTLE

Evaluation in advance of proposed development recorded a post-medieval date for a bank running through the site.
Archive Holder Tyne and Wear Museums
Director of fieldwork Jonathan Mckelvey
Funding Body/Financier Developer
Auspices Tyne and Wear Museums

Publications :
Full report Tyne & Wear Museums Archaeology Department [assessment & evaluation reports] McKelvey J/2003/Hylton Castle, Sunderland: archaeological evaluation.

2008 Desk Based Assessment HYLTON CASTLE PARK

Assessment carried out within the Scheduled area south of Hylton Castle. Information from OASIS Online Form.
Auspices University of Durham Archaeological Services
Archive Holder Tyne and Wear Sites and Monuments Record

Publications :
Full report Archaeological Services, University of Durham [assessment & evaluation reports] Archaeological Services, University of Durham Graham D J/2008/Desk-based assessment for Hylton Castle Park, Sunderland.

2008 Measured Survey HYLTON CASTLE, COAT OF ARMS

A 3-D laser scan was made of a coat of arms at Hylton Castle in order to aid in the conservation and management of the site.
Auspices Greenhatch Group
Archive Holder English Heritage
Auspices English Heritage

Publications :
Full report "Coat of Arms", Hylton Castle, Tyne and Wear. 3-D Monitoring Survey-Epoch 1.