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Mulgrave Castle and Screen Walls to North, Lythe

Description: Mulgrave Castle and Screen Walls to North

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 327241

OS Grid Reference: NZ8478912557
OS Grid Coordinates: 484789, 512557
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5013, -0.6922

Location: Lythe, North Yorkshire YO21 3RQ

Locality: Lythe
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO21 3RQ

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Listing Text


Mulgrave Castle and
6.10.69 screen walls to north

- II*

Mansion. Earliest (central) part before 1735 for the Duchess of Buckingham,
heightened, extended and given projecting side wings by Soane in 1786-7. Some
embattling of parapets in the 1790s. Additions of entrance feature, towers and
turrets by William Atkinson 1814-16. Coursed, squared stone; Lakeland slate
roofs. Main garden front of 3 storeys, 13 bays in all; the wider central bay
(now having a projecting Tudor-style entrance feature) and 3 flanking bays
either side being of the original house. A further flanking bay leads to the
two-bay projecting wing at each side. Sash windows with glazing bars. Five-bay
left return in similar style. Irregular rear elevation in Tudor style shows
a projecting hexagonal tower with stair turret. Curved screen walls run from
north angles of house and conceal the stable yard and ancillary buildings. Fine
landscaped setting, by Repton, 1792. Pevsner, Yorkshire, The North Riding p.260

Listing NGR: NZ8478912557

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Source: English Heritage

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