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Outer Gatehouse to Skipton Castle (Public Entrance), Skipton

Description: Outer Gatehouse to Skipton Castle (Public Entrance)

Grade: I
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 323417

OS Grid Reference: SD9908651931
OS Grid Coordinates: 399086, 451931
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9635, -2.0154

Location: The Bailey, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1AP

Locality: Skipton
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 1AP

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Listing Text

(North Side)

Outer gatehouse to
Skipton Castle
(public entrance)
SD 9951 1/2 28.4.52.


Beginning of C14. 2 massive round towers, castellated, with 2 chimneys and
round stair turret, segmental arched entrances, small-paned windows. Upper portion restored mid-C17 with Clifford motto "Desormais" in parapet. In one
room is a pretty 'grotto" of shells.

Listing NGR: SD9908651931

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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