Warwick Bridge – Toppin Castle

 
Grid Ref NY 496570

 

Toppin Castle
 
This grade II listed farmhouse imitates a tower house, but was built in the mid 19th century for for George Head. It is built of hammer dressed red sandstone with large quoins and has a battlemented parapet hiding the roof. The 4-storey square tower has a hexagonal 5-storey angle stair turret. There is a recessed carved panel of the coat of arms of the patron.

 

Toppin Castle
 
Aerial photo by Simon Ledingham.

 

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