SHERIFF HUTTON CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1149592

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Jul-1985

Statutory Address: SHERIFF HUTTON CASTLE, MAIN STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SHERIFF HUTTON CASTLE, MAIN STREET

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale (District Authority)

Parish: Sheriff Hutton

National Grid Reference: SE 65170 66257

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History

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Details

SE 66 NE SHERIFF HUTTON MAIN STREET (south side, off)

3/36 Sheriff Hutton Castle (Formerly listed as The 25.1.54 Ruins of the Castle) II*

Castle, now ruinous. Begun in 1382 by John, Lord Neville, with C15 gatehouse inserted. Sandstone and limestone rubble. Rectangular on plan with 4 corner towers and remains of curtain walls enclosing inner court of 120 x 100 ft. Gatehouse to north of south-eastern tower, with a poorly aligned intermediate tower to north. Substantial remains of corner towers survive, to 4 storeys in places. Some trefoil headed cusped windows survive and several fireplaces. Gatehouse has 4 shields in relief over first floor window opening. Interior contains some surviving tunnel vaulting to ground floor and cellars, that to north-eastern tower particularly well-preserved. Pevsner "Yorkshire: The North Riding" 1966. Victoria County History 1968.

Listing NGR: SE6517066257

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 329526

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1925)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966)

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