CASTLE HOWARD AND EAST COURT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1316030

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1954

Statutory Address: CASTLE HOWARD AND EAST COURT

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Location

Statutory Address: CASTLE HOWARD AND EAST COURT

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale (District Authority)

Parish: Henderskelfe

National Grid Reference: SE 71635 70088

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History

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Details

HENDERSKELFE NORTH YORKSHIRE RYEDALE 5340 SE 7170 11/27 Castle Howard and East Court 25.1.54 GV I

Country house and outbuildings to east, originally the kitchen court, now estate offices and accommodation. Main pile, East Wing and East Court begun 1700, completed 1714, by Sir John Vanbrugh with Nicholas Hawksmoor, for Charles, 3rd Earl of Carlisle. West wing 1753-1759 by Sir Thomas Robinson for Henry, 4th Earl of Carlisle. Interior of West Wing c1800 by C H Tatham for Frederick, 5th Earl of Carlisle. Alterations to interior of West Wing, including refitting of the Chapel 1870-5 by R J Johnson for Admiral Edward Howard, Lord Lanerton, with window designs by E Burne-Jones executed by William Morris and frescoes by pupils of Kempe. Limestone ashlar and rubble, lead and Westmorland slate roofs. Baroque, except for Palladian west wing. For description see Howard G, Castle Howard Guidebook, 1972 and Lees-Milne J, English Country Houses: Baroque 1685-1715, 1970.

Listing NGR: SE7156070074

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 328983

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Howard, G, Castle Howard Guidebook, (1972)
Milne, J L, English Country Houses Baroque 1685-1715, (1970)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 32 North Yorkshire,

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