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Description: Hellifield Peel
Date Listed: 20 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 323841
OS Grid Reference: SD8594855572
OS Grid Coordinates: 385948, 455572
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9960, -2.2158
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SD 85 NE
8/2 Hellifield Peel
Formerly C14 tower solar, converted to tower house probably in C15, with C17
and late C18 alterations. Slobbered rubble, stone dressings. 3 storeys, 3
bays. 3 windows with late C18 moulded surrounds per storey; strainer arches
over; no glazing. Late C18 embattled parapet. Left-hand return contains 2
C14 chamfered staircase windows, one with rough ogee head. At rear are 2 garderobe
chutes and flat arched exits.
Source: P F Ryder & J Birch "Hellifield Peel: a North Yorkshire Tower House"
Yorkshire Archaeological Society Transactions 55 (1983), pp 73-94.
Scheduled ancient monument.
Listing NGR: SD8594855572
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Source: English Heritage
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