Description: Skelton's Tower
Date Listed: 5 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 329664
OS Grid Reference: SE8200992868
OS Grid Coordinates: 482009, 492868
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3248, -0.7406
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CORN HILL POINT
RYEDALE DISTRICT COUNCIL
SE 89 SW LEVISHAM
3/46 Skelton's Tower
Shooting lodge. Early C19. For Rev Robert Skelton. Dressed sandstone with
sandstone ashlar dressings. Square on plan. 2-storey, single bay front.
Doorway to right with bordered herringbone-tooled lintel and pointed window
in plain raised surround to first floor left. Similar window to first floor
of return wall to left. Remnants of iron glazing bars to windows.
Interior: a plain staircase rises against the wall to left of entrance.
Small fireplace in plain raised surround to first floor. The tower is an
important local landmark, standing high on a hill top, overlooking the North
Yorkshire Moors Railway in Newtondale. Part ruined at time of resurvey.
Listing NGR: SE8200992868
Source: English Heritage
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