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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.


List entry Number: 1149761



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Slingsby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 329114

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SLINGSBY HIGH STREET SE 6974 (west side) 10/157 Ruins of Slingsby Castle 25.1.54 GV II Ruins of country house. 1620s. For Sir Charles Cavendish, probably by John Smythson. Limestone rubble brought to course, ashlar dressings. Oblong on plan with corner projections. Originally 2 storeys, 5 bays, with projecting stair turrets to angles. Window openings with quoined jambs under tooled triangular pediments. Remains of first-floor cornice with decorated band. Corner turrets and parts of side walls surviving to 2 storeys in places. This building was probably never finished as Sir Charles Cavendish fled to the continent with his brother the Duke of Newcastle, in 1644. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. Brooke A St C, Slingsby and Slingsby Castle, 1904. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: The North Riding, 1966.

Listing NGR: SE6962974897

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Brooke, A S C , Slingsby and Slingsby Castle, (1904)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966)

National Grid Reference: SE 69629 74897


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