THE CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256171

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1976

Statutory Address: THE CASTLE, ROUNDHAY PARK

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE CASTLE, ROUNDHAY PARK

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 33494 38451

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE33NW ROUNDHAY PARK, Roundhay 714-1/7/1063 The Castle 05/08/76

II

Sham ruined castle gatehouse. Early C19, restored C20. For Thomas Nicholson. Random rubble with stone dressings. High pointed archway with dripmould flanked by high circular turrets containing stone newel stairs. Quatrefoil traceried 'window', mock arrow slits and vertical light slits for stairs. Doorways at base of turrets. Wall tops and crenellation consolidated and rebuilt since 1976. INTERIOR: not inspected. A view-point in the extensive grounds laid out 1803-1821 by Nicholson after he purchased the park from the 17th Baron Stourton. Overlooking the Waterloo Lake, it also faces the former Braim Farm, rebuilt in a mock medieval style, now Cobble Hall, Elmet Lane (qv).





Listing NGR: SE3349438451

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 465202

Legacy System: LBS

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