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Latitude: 54.4365 / 54°26'11"N
Longitude: -1.6931 / 1°41'35"W
OS Eastings: 420001
OS Northings: 504607
OS Grid: NZ200046
Mapcode National: GBR JKM4.7D
Mapcode Global: WHC66.YRX8
Entry Name: The Rock
Listing Date: 4 February 1969
Last Amended: 21 May 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1131922
English Heritage Legacy ID: 323359
Location: Gilling with Hartforth and Sedbury, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL10
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Gilling with Hartforth and Sedbury
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Gilling St Agatha
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
GILLING WITH HARTFORTH SEDBURY PARK
NZ 20 SW1904 AND SEDBURY
9/144 The Rock
15/144 (formerly listed as The
Folly, Sedbury Park)
Folly. Dated 1795. By John Foss of Richmond for the D'Arcy Hutton family.
Coursed rubble sandstone. 2-storey circular tower enclosed by octagonal
single-storey base from which side-walls extend along the top of the outcrop
of rock upon which it is built. The base contained the staircase, but is
now partly collapsed; each side had a blind pointed-arched window, the
voussoirs alternately rusticated, and had battlemented parapet, all now
gone. Tower has 4 pointed-arched openings with matching voussoirs; similar
treatment to course of stone next but one below eaves band, and with water-
spout to south-west, former battlemented parapet gone. Side walls, now
partly collapsed, had pointed-arched openings, one surviving in north wall,
and battlemented parapet (now gone). Interior: upper room of ashlar, and
with saucer dome; "RDH 1797" inscribed on lintel above north-east window.
York Georgian Society, Annual Report, 1977, pp 40-41.
Listing NGR: NZ2000104607
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