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Castle Howard and East Court, Henderskelfe

Description: Castle Howard and East Court

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 328983

OS Grid Reference: SE7163570088
OS Grid Coordinates: 471635, 470088
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1217, -0.9055

Location: Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire YO60 7DA

Locality: Henderskelfe
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO60 7DA

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Listing Text

SE 7170
11/27 Castle Howard and East

Country house and outbuildings to east, originally the kitchen court, now
estate offices and accommodation. Main pile, East Wing and East Court begun
1700, completed 1714, by Sir John Vanbrugh with Nicholas Hawksmoor, for
Charles, 3rd Earl of Carlisle. West wing 1753-1759 by Sir Thomas Robinson
for Henry, 4th Earl of Carlisle. Interior of West Wing c1800 by C H Tatham
for Frederick, 5th Earl of Carlisle. Alterations to interior of West Wing,
including refitting of the Chapel 1870-5 by R J Johnson for Admiral Edward
Howard, Lord Lanerton, with window designs by E Burne-Jones executed by
William Morris and frescoes by pupils of Kempe. Limestone ashlar and
rubble, lead and Westmorland slate roofs. Baroque, except for Palladian
west wing. For description see Howard G, Castle Howard Guidebook, 1972 and
Lees-Milne J, English Country Houses: Baroque 1685-1715, 1970.

Listing NGR: SE7156070074

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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