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Barden Tower

Hob Uid: 48258
Location :
North Yorkshire
Craven
Barden
Grid Ref : SE0509157194
Summary : The ruins of a late 15th century tower house built by Sir Henry Clifford. Further remodelling was carried out between 1658 to 1659 by Lady Anne Clifford. The surrounding medieval garden earthworks and some of the quarry areas which provided stone for construction also survive.
More information : [SE 0519 5719] BARDEN TOWER [GT] (Rems. of) [T.I.] (1)

Barden Tower, a scheduled ancient monument, was built in the time of Henry VIII and restored in 1658-9. It is now in ruins.
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Barden Tower situated at SE 05085719 is a secular building typical of its period. Its ruins are well preserved and are three floors high. An inscription confirms the restoration of 1658-9. There are no associated earthworks.
Open to the public. See G.P. AO/64/102/4.

Barden Tower Chapel, at SE 05115717 (now called Barden Church (a)), is a 17c. group of buildings incorporating domestic premises and a chapel, the latter being still used occasionally for public worship.
See G.P. AO/64/102/3 (4)

SE 051 572. Barden Tower. Scheduled No 123. (5)

Listed by Cathcart King. (8)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : Ordnance Survey 6" 1956
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Source Number : 2
Source : Ancient monuments in England and Wales : list prepared by the Ministry of Works, corrected to 31st December 1960
Source details : List Ancient Monuments 1961 p 113 (Ministry of Works)
Page(s) : 113
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Source Number : 3
Source : The Buildings of England
Source details : Pevsner N 1959 Buildings of England Yorkshire West Riding p 89
Page(s) : 89
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : First OS Archaeology Field Investigator 11/02/1964
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Source Number : 4a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Notice Board
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Source Number : 5
Source : County list of Scheduled Monuments : March 1994
Source details : English Heritage County List of Scheduled Monuments North Yorkshire March 1994 3
Page(s) : 3
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Source Number : 6
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : English Heritage Schedule Entry 14/02/1997
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Source Number : 7
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest Craven 08/04/1987
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Source Number : 8
Source : Castellarium anglicanum : an index and bibliography of the castles in England, Wales and the Islands. Volume II : Norfolk-Yorkshire and the islands
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Garden, Quarry, Building Platform, Hollow Way
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Late C15
Monument End Date : 1499
Monument Start Date : 1467
Monument Type : Tower House
Evidence : Ruined Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Repaired 1658-1659
Monument End Date : 1659
Monument Start Date : 1658
Monument Type : Tower House
Evidence : Ruined Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : NY 123
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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28253
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 323684
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External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 83238
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External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 111682
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 05 NE 7
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1038442
Relationship type : Is referred to by
Associated Monuments : 1038440
Relationship type : Is referred to by
Associated Monuments : 11999
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SE 05 NE 7
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1964-02-11
End Date : 1964-02-11
Associated Activities : Primary, INVESTIGATION BY RCHME/EH ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Activity type : ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Start Date : 1995-11-14
End Date : 1995-11-14
Associated Activities : Primary, BARDEN TOWER, WHARFEDALE
Activity type : GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY
Start Date : 2008-01-01
End Date : 2009-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, LAND AT BARDEN CHAPEL
Activity type : GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY
Start Date : 2008-01-01
End Date : 2008-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, PRIEST'S HOUSE AND CHAPEL, BARDEN TOWER
Activity type : ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Start Date : 2015-01-01
End Date : 2015-12-31