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A Grade II Listed Building in Hornby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.337 / 54°20'13"N

Longitude: -1.6589 / 1°39'32"W

OS Eastings: 422273

OS Northings: 493549

OS Grid: SE222935

Mapcode National: GBR JLV9.M2

Mapcode Global: WHC6T.H870

Entry Name: Museum

Listing Date: 20 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322440

Location: Hornby, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Hornby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 2228 9355

9/47 Museum


Gothick folly, now ruinous. Early C19. For the 6th Duke of Leeds of Hornby
Castle (qv). Sandstone, lined with brick. 1 storey plus basement. East
side: ashlar. 1:1:1 bays. Central canted bay with pointed-arched doorway
set on 5 steps, with flanking matching windows, the top of the arches below
traceried gables. Basement windows of quatrefoils within pointed arches.
Parapet with triangular crenellations and corner pinnacles. West side:
coursed rubble. 2 upper-floor windows. Offset plinth. At basement level:
to right, 4-centred arched doorway; to left, 2 square window openings under
deep lintels. At upper level: tall pointed-arched quoined surrounds for
windows. String to overhanging ashlar parapet as on east side. The museum
contained a collection of stuffed local birds and animals. The basement was
occupied by the night-watchman and his family.

Listing NGR: SE2227393549

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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