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Banqueting Hall Adjoining East Side of Gatehouse, Cawood

Description: Banqueting Hall Adjoining East Side of Gatehouse

Grade: I
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 325886

OS Grid Reference: SE5740837687
OS Grid Coordinates: 457408, 437687
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8323, -1.1292

Location: 12 B1223, Cawood, North Yorkshire YO8 3SG

Locality: Cawood
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO8 3SG

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Listing Text

(west side)

9/25 Banqueting Hall
adjoining east side
of Gatehouse (qv)
17.11.66 (formerly listed with
Gatehouse and No 2
Thorpe Lane (qv) as
Cawood Castle)


Banqueting hall. cl426/51 with later rebuilding to upper part of south
side. Dark pink brick with magnesian limestone dressings to original
openings and swept pantile roof. Upper-floor hall. 2 storeys, 8 bays.
North front: partly obscured by later structures. From left, bays 3 to 7
visible: 4-centred doorway and blocked single cusped light, flat-arched
window under drip mould; remains of similar blocked window; later cart
entrance; a further original window and later blocked round-arched
entrance; blocked original window. Each bay articulated by buttresses
with set-offs rising through one and a half storeys. To first floor
similar blocked window to each bay. To rear (south) blind ground floor
with later openings to first and seventh bays and cart entrance to
fourth bay. Ground floor projects slightly and has moulded brick and
magnesian limestone band at first floor level. Each bay articulated by
buttresses with set-offs, that to fifth bay removed to make way for
later addition, now demolished. First floor: bays 1 to 6 have blocked
original windows under continuous drip mould. Windows to fourth and
fifth bays have iron glazing bars. Roof pitch made less steep.
Interior: originally floored, now open to roof. Blocked first floor
doorway to west end, first floor fireplace at south-east corner. Arch
brace collar and tie beam roof with 2 levels of purlins. 'North
Yorkshire County Council, County Planning Department, Historical

Listing NGR: SE5740937687

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Source: English Heritage

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