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Castle Howard the Four Faces, Henderskelfe

Description: Castle Howard the Four Faces

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 329007

OS Grid Reference: SE7308368733
OS Grid Coordinates: 473083, 468733
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1093, -0.8836

Location: Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire YO60 7HT

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

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Listing Text

SE 76 NW
Castle Howard
7/51 The Four Faces
Sculpture. Before 1727. By Nicholas Hawksmoor for Charles Howard, 3rd Earl
of Carlisle. Limestone, approximately 6 metres in height. Massive square
plinth carries 4 pulvinated courses on which stands a rusticated base with
raised panels and moulded cornice. A tapering column above carries a
bulbous 4-cornered sculpture with damaged faces to each facade. Damaged
apex. Appears on estate map of 1727. HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens
of special historic interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle
Howard, Grade I.

Listing NGR: SE7308568734

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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