RUINS OF SLINGSBY CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1149761

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1954

Statutory Address: RUINS OF SLINGSBY CASTLE, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: RUINS OF SLINGSBY CASTLE, HIGH STREET

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale (District Authority)

Parish: Slingsby

National Grid Reference: SE 69629 74897

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 329114

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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