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Smeaton Castle St Hildas Priory, Whitby

Description: Smeaton Castle St Hildas Priory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 326805

OS Grid Reference: NZ8805210627
OS Grid Coordinates: 488052, 510627
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4834, -0.6424

Location: B1460, Westerdale, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO21 3QP

Locality: Whitby
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO21 3QP

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Listing Text


Smeaton Castle
(St Hilda's Priory)
NZ 8810 8/18 23.2.54.


Probably circa 1830. 2 storeys and basement in ashlar. Crenellated centre
section with 5 sash windows, with taller 2-storey projecting crenellated
towers at ends of front elevation. Centre has enclosed crenellated porch
with 4-centred doorway and steps up with iron rails. Centre of crenellated
parapet at top of house is stepped up over coved stone shield of arms.
Towers with one sash window per storey with dripmoulds with croisee loops
over, and machicolated battlements with small battlemented bartisans. Flat
roofs throughout.

Listing NGR: NZ8805210627

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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