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A Grade I Listed Building in Cawood, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.8324 / 53°49'56"N

Longitude: -1.1294 / 1°7'45"W

OS Eastings: 457394

OS Northings: 437699

OS Grid: SE573376

Mapcode National: GBR NSK3.8Y

Mapcode Global: WHDBJ.MXDX

Entry Name: Gatehouse

Listing Date: 17 November 1966

Last Amended: 5 November 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132508

English Heritage Legacy ID: 325885

Location: Cawood, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Cawood

Built-Up Area: Cawood

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Cawood All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

(west side)

9/24 Gatehouse
(formerly listed with
No 2 Thorpe Lane (qv)
17.11.66 and the Banqueting
Hall (qv) as
Cawood Castle)


Gatehouse. c 1426-51. For Archbishop Kempe. Magnesian limestone
ashlar with stone slate roof to oriel windows otherwise roof concealed
by parapet. 3 storeys, 1 bay. North front: full freight, narrow angle
buttressing with set-offs. Carriage arch with enriched spandrels and
drip mould encroached on to right by 2 Thorpe Lane (qv). Canted oriel
window to first floor with heraldic shields to panelled base. Traceried
windows with leaded lights. Roof has ornamental cresting. Blocked
2-light flat-arched window to second floor under drip mould. Coved
cornice and parapet. Original stair turret with slit windows projects
above main roof level. Rear: 4-centred pedestrian archway to left and
4-centred carriage archway to right, both contained under large
segmental arch with cornice. First floor band with heraldic shields and
capping. Centre 3 shields project slightly to support oriel window of
3 traceried lights, with 4-centred head. Ornamental cresting to roof.
To second floor: 2-light window with small leaded panes and traceried
heads under drip mould. Angle buttresses with set-offs rise from
heraldic band to support coving and parapet. Octagonal stone chimneys
to each side. Interior: carriageway has tierceron vaulting. 4-centred
doorway to stairs. One original oak door is lying on its side in
carriageway. Upper floors not inspected. Pevsner, N., North Yorkshire,
The West Riding, 1979, p 160. 'North Yorkshire County Council, County
Planning Department, Historical Account'.

Listing NGR: SE5739437699

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