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MULGRAVE CASTLE AND SCREEN WALLS TO NORTH

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: MULGRAVE CASTLE AND SCREEN WALLS TO NORTH

List entry Number: 1148891

Location

MULGRAVE CASTLE AND SCREEN WALLS TO NORTH

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lythe

National Park: NORTH YORK MOORS

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Oct-1969

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 327241

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History

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Details

NZ 81 SW LYTHE

4/166 Mulgrave Castle and 6.10.69 screen walls to north

- II*

Mansion. Earliest (central) part before 1735 for the Duchess of Buckingham, heightened, extended and given projecting side wings by Soane in 1786-7. Some embattling of parapets in the 1790s. Additions of entrance feature, towers and turrets by William Atkinson 1814-16. Coursed, squared stone; Lakeland slate roofs. Main garden front of 3 storeys, 13 bays in all; the wider central bay (now having a projecting Tudor-style entrance feature) and 3 flanking bays either side being of the original house. A further flanking bay leads to the two-bay projecting wing at each side. Sash windows with glazing bars. Five-bay left return in similar style. Irregular rear elevation in Tudor style shows a projecting hexagonal tower with stair turret. Curved screen walls run from north angles of house and conceal the stable yard and ancillary buildings. Fine landscaped setting, by Repton, 1792. Pevsner, Yorkshire, The North Riding p.260

Listing NGR: NZ8478912557

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966), 260
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 32 North Yorkshire,

National Grid Reference: NZ 84789 12557

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