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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SHERIFF HUTTON CASTLE

List Entry Number: 1149592

Location

SHERIFF HUTTON CASTLE, MAIN STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire
District: Ryedale
District Type: District Authority
Parish: Sheriff Hutton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Jul-1985


Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 329526


Asset Groupings

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List Entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SE 66 NE SHERIFF HUTTON MAIN STREET (south side, off)

3/36 Sheriff Hutton Castle (Formerly listed as The 25.1.54 Ruins of the Castle) II*

Castle, now ruinous. Begun in 1382 by John, Lord Neville, with C15 gatehouse inserted. Sandstone and limestone rubble. Rectangular on plan with 4 corner towers and remains of curtain walls enclosing inner court of 120 x 100 ft. Gatehouse to north of south-eastern tower, with a poorly aligned intermediate tower to north. Substantial remains of corner towers survive, to 4 storeys in places. Some trefoil headed cusped windows survive and several fireplaces. Gatehouse has 4 shields in relief over first floor window opening. Interior contains some surviving tunnel vaulting to ground floor and cellars, that to north-eastern tower particularly well-preserved. Pevsner "Yorkshire: The North Riding" 1966. Victoria County History 1968.

Listing NGR: SE6517066257


Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding - Date: 1925
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding - Date: 1966

Map

National Grid Reference: SE 65170 66257


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