Description: Carrmire Gates Wall and End Turrets
Date Listed: 25 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 329495
OS Grid Reference: SE7122868497
OS Grid Coordinates: 471228, 468497
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1074, -0.9121
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SE 76 NW BULMER CASTLE HOWARD STRAY
4/5 Carrmire Gates and Wall
and end turrets
25.1.54 (Formerly listed as Carrmire
Gate, Castle Howard)
Gateway to Castle Howard demesne, and flanking wall with end turrets. Early
C18 by Vanbrugh or Hawksmoor. Limestone rubble brough to course. Round-
arched triple-keyed gateway beneath open pediment flanked by square
rusticated piers each surmounted by pyramids. Battlemented wall to either
side running approximately 30 metres and terminating in buttressed circular
2-stage mock medieval turrets with cruciform arrow slits and battlements.
Pevsner "Yorkshire: The North Riding" 1966.
Listing NGR: SE7122068544
Source: English Heritage
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