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Name:Gilling Castle Tower House
NY SMR Number:MNY665
Type of record:Building
Last edited:Feb 3 2009 2:16PM

Protected Status

  • Listed Building (I) 329597: GILLING CASTLE
  • Registered Park or Garden (II) GD 2066: Gilling Castle
Grid Reference:SE 611 768
Parish:Gilling East [3049]; Ryedale

Monument Type(s):

  • TOWER HOUSE (13th CENTURY to 16th Century - 1201 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Other References/Statuses

  • AMIE Reference / HOB UID: 58490 GILLING CASTLE
  • National Monuments Record: SE67NW1
  • Old Sites & Monuments Record Number: 297

Full description

THE BASEMENT OF THE 18TH CENTURY BUILDING IS ALL THAT SURVIVES OF A LARGE TOWER HOUSE BUILT BY THOMAS ETTON WHO DIED EITHER IN 1349 OR 1395. IT FORMED THE GROUD FLOOR OF THE ORIGINAL BUILDING.
Form: Extant Structure (1 - 2)

Sources and further reading

<1>SNY1841 - Monograph: 1985. The Buildings oF England: Yorkshire The North Riding. Pevsner, N. P167.
<2>SNY1 - Card Index: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Record Card. Various authors. SE67NW1.

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