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Castle Howard and East Court

A Grade I Listed Building in Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1217 / 54°7'18"N

Longitude: -0.9055 / 0°54'19"W

OS Eastings: 471635

OS Northings: 470088

OS Grid: SE716700

Mapcode National: GBR QN3S.R7

Mapcode Global: WHFBF.2N3M

Plus Code: 9C6X43CV+MR

Entry Name: Castle Howard and East Court

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328983

ID on this website: 101316030

Location: North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Henderskelfe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bulmer St Martin

Church of England Diocese: York

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Description


HENDERSKELFE
NORTH YORKSHIRE
RYEDALE
5340
SE 7170
11/27 Castle Howard and East
Court
25.1.54
GV I

Country house and outbuildings to east, originally the kitchen court, now
estate offices and accommodation. Main pile, East Wing and East Court begun
1700, completed 1714, by Sir John Vanbrugh with Nicholas Hawksmoor, for
Charles, 3rd Earl of Carlisle. West wing 1753-1759 by Sir Thomas Robinson
for Henry, 4th Earl of Carlisle. Interior of West Wing c1800 by C H Tatham
for Frederick, 5th Earl of Carlisle. Alterations to interior of West Wing,
including refitting of the Chapel 1870-5 by R J Johnson for Admiral Edward
Howard, Lord Lanerton, with window designs by E Burne-Jones executed by
William Morris and frescoes by pupils of Kempe. Limestone ashlar and
rubble, lead and Westmorland slate roofs. Baroque, except for Palladian
west wing. For description see Howard G, Castle Howard Guidebook, 1972 and
Lees-Milne J, English Country Houses: Baroque 1685-1715, 1970.


Listing NGR: SE7156070074

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