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Carrmire Gates Wall and End Turrets, Bulmer

Description: Carrmire Gates Wall and End Turrets

Grade: I
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

Location: The Stray, Welburn, North Yorkshire YO60 7EB

Locality: Bulmer
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO60 7EB

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Listing Text



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

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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