Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1131922

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 21-May-1969

Statutory Address: THE ROCK


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Statutory Address: THE ROCK

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire (District Authority)

Parish: Gilling with Hartforth and Sedbury

National Grid Reference: NZ 20001 04607


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GILLING WITH HARTFORTH SEDBURY PARK NZ 20 SW1904 AND SEDBURY NZ1804-1904 9/144 The Rock 15/144 (formerly listed as The Folly, Sedbury Park) 4.2.69 GV II

Folly. Dated 1795. By John Foss of Richmond for the D'Arcy Hutton family. Coursed rubble sandstone. 2-storey circular tower enclosed by octagonal single-storey base from which side-walls extend along the top of the outcrop of rock upon which it is built. The base contained the staircase, but is now partly collapsed; each side had a blind pointed-arched window, the voussoirs alternately rusticated, and had battlemented parapet, all now gone. Tower has 4 pointed-arched openings with matching voussoirs; similar treatment to course of stone next but one below eaves band, and with water- spout to south-west, former battlemented parapet gone. Side walls, now partly collapsed, had pointed-arched openings, one surviving in north wall, and battlemented parapet (now gone). Interior: upper room of ashlar, and with saucer dome; "RDH 1797" inscribed on lintel above north-east window. York Georgian Society, Annual Report, 1977, pp 40-41.

Listing NGR: NZ2000104607


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Books and journals
'York Georgian Society Annual Report' in York Georgian Society Annual Report, (1977), 40-41

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