Description: Outer Gatehouse to Skipton Castle (Public Entrance)
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
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5336 THE BAILEY
Outer gatehouse to
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
Source: English Heritage
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