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Sheriff Hutton Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sheriff Hutton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0881 / 54°5'17"N

Longitude: -1.0052 / 1°0'18"W

OS Eastings: 465170

OS Northings: 466257

OS Grid: SE651662

Mapcode National: GBR PPF5.58

Mapcode Global: WHFBK.JHKV

Entry Name: Sheriff Hutton Castle

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 15 July 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149592

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329526

Location: Sheriff Hutton, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Sheriff Hutton

Built-Up Area: Sheriff Hutton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sheriff Hutton St Helen and the Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

(south side, off)

3/36 Sheriff Hutton Castle
(Formerly listed as The
25.1.54 Ruins of the Castle)

Castle, now ruinous. Begun in 1382 by John, Lord Neville, with C15
gatehouse inserted. Sandstone and limestone rubble. Rectangular on plan
with 4 corner towers and remains of curtain walls enclosing inner court of
120 x 100 ft. Gatehouse to north of south-eastern tower, with a poorly
aligned intermediate tower to north. Substantial remains of corner towers
survive, to 4 storeys in places. Some trefoil headed cusped windows survive
and several fireplaces. Gatehouse has 4 shields in relief over first floor
window opening. Interior contains some surviving tunnel vaulting to ground
floor and cellars, that to north-eastern tower particularly well-preserved.
Pevsner "Yorkshire: The North Riding" 1966.
Victoria County History 1968.

Listing NGR: SE6517066257

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