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Hornby Castle

Hob Uid: 52373
Location :
North Yorkshire
Richmondshire
Hornby
Grid Ref : SE2258093700
Summary : 14th century castle, altered to quadrangular castle in the mid 15th century, altered in the 18th century to form a country house by John Carr.
More information : (SE 22589370) Hornby Castle (NR) (1)

Built 14th century, altered late 15th century and much altered circa 1800. Recently drastically reduced in size and most Md features destroyed. Late Georgian S range incorporates original 15/16th century archway to courtyard; some early 16th century windows incorporated in keep. (2)

As described and in excellent condition. See photograph. (3)

Hornby Castle grade 1. (4)

Courtyard castle apparently of the late 15th century and of Northern quadrangular form with four angle towers. The whole greatly modernised. (5)

A survey by EDAS in 2007 discovered that the quadrangular form was work of the mid-15th century. (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1919
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Source : Yorkshire, the North Riding
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RE 08-DEC-71
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Source Number : 4
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : Doe (HHR) Leyburn RD Yorks NR July 1966 18
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Source Number : 5
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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Source Number : 6
Source : The Castle Studies Group Journal
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Page(s) : 164-5
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Vol(s) : 21, 2007-8

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : C14
Monument End Date : 1399
Monument Start Date : 1300
Monument Type : Castle, Angle Tower, Keep
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Altered mid C15
Monument End Date : 1466
Monument Start Date : 1433
Monument Type : Quadrangular Castle
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Altered 1760-70
Monument End Date : 1770
Monument Start Date : 1760
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 104544
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 29 SW 2
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SE 29 SW 2
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1971-12-08
End Date : 1971-12-08
Associated Activities : Primary, HORNBY CASTLE
Activity type : MANAGEMENT SURVEY
Start Date : 1993-01-01
End Date : 1993-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, THE OLD FARMSTEAD, HORNBY CASTLE
Activity type : ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Start Date : 2006-01-01
End Date : 2006-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, THE OLD FARMSTEAD, HORNBY CASTLE
Activity type : EVALUATION
Start Date : 2006-01-01
End Date : 2006-12-31