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Latitude: 54.1652 / 54°9'54"N
Longitude: -0.935 / 0°56'6"W
OS Eastings: 469629
OS Northings: 474897
OS Grid: SE696748
Mapcode National: GBR PNX8.CN
Mapcode Global: WHFB6.LKYS
Entry Name: Ruins of Slingsby Castle
Listing Date: 25 January 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1149761
English Heritage Legacy ID: 329114
Location: Slingsby, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Slingsby
Built-Up Area: Slingsby
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Slingsby All Saints
Church of England Diocese: York
SLINGSBY HIGH STREET
10/157 Ruins of Slingsby Castle
Ruins of country house. 1620s. For Sir Charles Cavendish, probably by
John Smythson. Limestone rubble brought to course, ashlar dressings.
Oblong on plan with corner projections. Originally 2 storeys, 5 bays, with
projecting stair turrets to angles. Window openings with quoined jambs
under tooled triangular pediments. Remains of first-floor cornice with
decorated band. Corner turrets and parts of side walls surviving to
2 storeys in places. This building was probably never finished as
Sir Charles Cavendish fled to the continent with his brother the Duke of
Newcastle, in 1644. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. Brooke A St C,
Slingsby and Slingsby Castle, 1904. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: The North Riding,
Listing NGR: SE6962974897
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