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Museum, Hornby

Description: Museum

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 322440

OS Grid Reference: SE2227393549
OS Grid Coordinates: 422273, 493549
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3370, -1.6589

Location: Hornby, North Yorkshire DL8 1NQ

Locality: Hornby
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 1NQ

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Listing Text

SE 2228 9355

9/47 Museum


Gothick folly, now ruinous. Early C19. For the 6th Duke of Leeds of Hornby
Castle (qv). Sandstone, lined with brick. 1 storey plus basement. East
side: ashlar. 1:1:1 bays. Central canted bay with pointed-arched doorway
set on 5 steps, with flanking matching windows, the top of the arches below
traceried gables. Basement windows of quatrefoils within pointed arches.
Parapet with triangular crenellations and corner pinnacles. West side:
coursed rubble. 2 upper-floor windows. Offset plinth. At basement level:
to right, 4-centred arched doorway; to left, 2 square window openings under
deep lintels. At upper level: tall pointed-arched quoined surrounds for
windows. String to overhanging ashlar parapet as on east side. The museum
contained a collection of stuffed local birds and animals. The basement was
occupied by the night-watchman and his family.

Listing NGR: SE2227393549

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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