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Description: Sheriff Hutton Castle
Date Listed: 25 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 329526
OS Grid Reference: SE6517066257
OS Grid Coordinates: 465170, 466257
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0881, -1.0052
There is also a scheduled monument, Sheriff Hutton Quadrangular Castle and Early Garden Earthworks, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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SE 66 NE SHERIFF HUTTON MAIN STREET
(south side, off)
3/36 Sheriff Hutton Castle
(Formerly listed as The
25.1.54 Ruins of the Castle)
Castle, now ruinous. Begun in 1382 by John, Lord Neville, with C15
gatehouse inserted. Sandstone and limestone rubble. Rectangular on plan
with 4 corner towers and remains of curtain walls enclosing inner court of
120 x 100 ft. Gatehouse to north of south-eastern tower, with a poorly
aligned intermediate tower to north. Substantial remains of corner towers
survive, to 4 storeys in places. Some trefoil headed cusped windows survive
and several fireplaces. Gatehouse has 4 shields in relief over first floor
window opening. Interior contains some surviving tunnel vaulting to ground
floor and cellars, that to north-eastern tower particularly well-preserved.
Pevsner "Yorkshire: The North Riding" 1966.
Victoria County History 1968.
Listing NGR: SE6517066257
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Source: English Heritage
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