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Victoria Gate and Railings and Pier to North, Henderskelfe

Description: Victoria Gate and Railings and Pier to North

Grade: I
Date Listed: 22 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 328994

OS Grid Reference: SE7125769928
OS Grid Coordinates: 471257, 469928
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1203, -0.9113

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 7169
(west end)
Castle Howard
12/38 Victoria gate and
railings and pier to
Gates and railings and pier to north. Early C18. For Charles Howard, 3rd
Earl of Carlisle. Wrought iron and sandstone ashlar. Rusticated pier,
cruciform on plan, approximately 5 metres in height with moulded cornice,
pyramidal cap and pineapple finial, matched by a similar pier to south,
listed as angle pier of walls to walled garden (qv). Gates and railings
approximately 4 metres in height. Railings: spearhead bars with dog bars
and scrolled standards surmounted by finials. Gates: dog bars and
scrollwork flanked by fretted standards surmounted by openwork urns.
Elaborately scrolled overthrow with cipher of Charles Howard surmounted by
crown. Re-sited at extension of walls to walled garden (qv) to west.
Hussey C, English Gardens and Landscapes 1700-1750, 1967. HBMC, Register of
Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England, Part 32, North
Yorkshire: Castle Howard, Grade I.

Listing NGR: SE7125869927

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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