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Outer Gatehouse to Skipton Castle (Public Entrance)

A Grade I Listed Building in Skipton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9635 / 53°57'48"N

Longitude: -2.0154 / 2°0'55"W

OS Eastings: 399086

OS Northings: 451931

OS Grid: SD990519

Mapcode National: GBR GQCL.GY

Mapcode Global: WHB78.0MKX

Plus Code: 9C5VXX7M+9R

Entry Name: Outer Gatehouse to Skipton Castle (Public Entrance)

Listing Date: 28 April 1952

Last Amended: 2 March 1978

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131901

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323417

ID on this website: 101131901

Location: Mill Fields, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Skipton

Built-Up Area: Skipton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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(North Side)

Outer gatehouse to
Skipton Castle
(public entrance)
SD 9951 1/2 28.4.52.


Beginning of C14. 2 massive round towers, castellated, with 2 chimneys and
round stair turret, segmental arched entrances, small-paned windows. Upper portion restored mid-C17 with Clifford motto "Desormais" in parapet. In one
room is a pretty 'grotto" of shells.

Listing NGR: SD9908651931

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