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Mulgrave Castle and Screen Walls to North

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lythe, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.5013 / 54°30'4"N

Longitude: -0.6922 / 0°41'31"W

OS Eastings: 484789

OS Northings: 512558

OS Grid: NZ847125

Mapcode National: GBR RJLD.Y6

Mapcode Global: WHG9X.B4M3

Entry Name: Mulgrave Castle and Screen Walls to North

Listing Date: 6 October 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148891

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327241

Location: Lythe, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Lythe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lythe with Sandsend

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


Mulgrave Castle and
6.10.69 screen walls to north

- II*

Mansion. Earliest (central) part before 1735 for the Duchess of Buckingham,
heightened, extended and given projecting side wings by Soane in 1786-7. Some
embattling of parapets in the 1790s. Additions of entrance feature, towers and
turrets by William Atkinson 1814-16. Coursed, squared stone; Lakeland slate
roofs. Main garden front of 3 storeys, 13 bays in all; the wider central bay
(now having a projecting Tudor-style entrance feature) and 3 flanking bays
either side being of the original house. A further flanking bay leads to the
two-bay projecting wing at each side. Sash windows with glazing bars. Five-bay
left return in similar style. Irregular rear elevation in Tudor style shows
a projecting hexagonal tower with stair turret. Curved screen walls run from
north angles of house and conceal the stable yard and ancillary buildings. Fine
landscaped setting, by Repton, 1792. Pevsner, Yorkshire, The North Riding p.260

Listing NGR: NZ8478912557

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