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Latitude: 54.1136 / 54°6'48"N
Longitude: -0.9013 / 0°54'4"W
OS Eastings: 471920
OS Northings: 469191
OS Grid: SE719691
Mapcode National: GBR QN4W.N4
Mapcode Global: WHFBF.4V2V
Entry Name: The Pyramid and Surrounding Piers
Listing Date: 25 January 1954
Last Amended: 22 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1148971
English Heritage Legacy ID: 329010
Location: Henderskelfe, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Henderskelfe
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Bulmer St Martin
Church of England Diocese: York
HENDERSKELFE ST ANNE'S HILL
12/54 The Pyramid and
25.1.54 (formerly listed as the
Pyramid on St Anne's
Pyramid and surrounding piers. 1728. By Nicholas Hawksmoor for Charles
Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, in memory of his ancestor Lord William Howard,
the Elizabethan founder of the Carlisle branch of the Howard family.
Limestone. Central pyramid with angled pairs of piers approximately
20 metres from each corner. Pyramid, with sides of approximately 9 metres
stands on low podium with some vermiculated rustication. Piers each have
square base on plinth, with hollow columns pierced by oval apertures which
break a lateral band, surmounted by stepped capital. Interior of Pyramid
contains a large bust of Lord William Howard. Howard G, Castle Howard
Guidebook, 1972. Hussey C, English Gardens and Landscapes 1700-1750, 1967.
HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England,
Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle Howard, Grade I.
Listing NGR: SE7192069191
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