Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1301545

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1969

Statutory Address: OLLIVER DUCKET, B6274


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Statutory Address: OLLIVER DUCKET, B6274

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire (District Authority)

Parish: Aske

National Grid Reference: NZ1835602129


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NZ 10 SE 10/14 4.2.69

ASKE B 6274 (east side, off) Olliver Ducket


Folly. Mid C18. Probably by Daniel Garrett for Sir Conyers D'Arcy of Aske Hall (qv). Ashlar limestone. 2 storeys, larger lower storey supporting central tower. In Gothick style. Lower storey: plan consists of 2 concentric circles, the inner one forming the lower stage of the tower, and the outer one broken by projections forming a Greek cross, with concave sides and convex ends, all the walls battered and with splayed bases, and with 2 small blocked oculi in the ends of each cross arm, and another at a higher level in each side of the arms. In the north-west arm, facing Aske Hall, a blocked pointed-arched doorway with two steps up to it. Upper tower: circular in plan, with 4 window openings with projecting sills and trefoiled heads, and with two small oculi between each pair. Band below crenellated parapet. Interior not accessible, but steps visible up to parapet walk.

Listing NGR: NZ1835602129


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