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Description: Castle Howard Pyramid in Pretty Wood
Date Listed: 25 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 329006
OS Grid Reference: SE7314269037
OS Grid Coordinates: 473142, 469037
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1120, -0.8827
HENDERSKELFE PRETTY WOOD
SE 76 NW
7/50 Pyramid in Pretty Wood
Pyramid. Before 1727. By Nicholas Hawksmoor for Charles Howard, 3rd Earl
of Carlisle. Limestone. Approximately 8 metres in height. Square plinth
carries rusticated base with cyma reversa frieze. Rusticated pyramid.
Appears on estate map of 1727. In a derelict condition at time of resurvey.
HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England,
Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle Howard, Grade I.
Listing NGR: SE7314369040
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Source: English Heritage
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