MULGRAVE CASTLE AND SCREEN WALLS TO NORTH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1148891

Date first listed: 06-Oct-1969

Statutory Address: MULGRAVE CASTLE AND SCREEN WALLS TO NORTH

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Location

Statutory Address: MULGRAVE CASTLE AND SCREEN WALLS TO NORTH

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough (District Authority)

Parish: Lythe

National Park: NORTH YORK MOORS

National Grid Reference: NZ 84789 12557

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 327241

Legacy System: LBS

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,

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