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Skelton's Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Levisham, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3248 / 54°19'29"N

Longitude: -0.7406 / 0°44'26"W

OS Eastings: 482009

OS Northings: 492868

OS Grid: SE820928

Mapcode National: GBR RL8F.GF

Mapcode Global: WHF9J.LKKD

Entry Name: Skelton's Tower

Listing Date: 5 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206299

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329664

Location: Levisham, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO18

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Levisham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Levisham St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

CORN HILL POINT
NORTH YORKSHIRE
RYEDALE DISTRICT COUNCIL
5340
SE 89 SW LEVISHAM
Levisham Moor
3/46 Skelton's Tower
- II
Shooting lodge. Early C19. For Rev Robert Skelton. Dressed sandstone with
sandstone ashlar dressings. Square on plan. 2-storey, single bay front.
Doorway to right with bordered herringbone-tooled lintel and pointed window
in plain raised surround to first floor left. Similar window to first floor
of return wall to left. Remnants of iron glazing bars to windows.
Interior: a plain staircase rises against the wall to left of entrance.
Small fireplace in plain raised surround to first floor. The tower is an
important local landmark, standing high on a hill top, overlooking the North
Yorkshire Moors Railway in Newtondale. Part ruined at time of resurvey.


Listing NGR: SE8200992868

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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