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Sneaton Castle ( st Hildas Priory)

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4834 / 54°29'0"N

Longitude: -0.6424 / 0°38'32"W

OS Eastings: 488052

OS Northings: 510627

OS Grid: NZ880106

Mapcode National: GBR RJYL.QM

Mapcode Global: WHG9Y.3KCV

Entry Name: Sneaton Castle ( st Hildas Priory)

Listing Date: 23 February 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148250

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326805

Location: Whitby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Whitby

Built-Up Area: Whitby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Whitby St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/08/2015

NZ 8810 8/18

Sneaton Castle (St Hilda's Priory)

(Formerly listed as Smeaton Castle (St Hilda's Priory)


Probably circa 1830. 2 storeys and basement in ashlar. Crenellated centre section with 5 sash windows, with taller 2-storey projecting crenellated towers at ends of front elevation. Centre has enclosed crenellated porch with 4-centred doorway and steps up with iron rails. Centre of crenellated parapet at top of house is stepped up over coved stone shield of arms. Towers with one sash window per storey with dripmoulds with croisee loops over, and machicolated battlements with small battlemented bartisans. Flat roofs throughout.

Listing NGR: NZ8805210627

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