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Mowbray Castle, Grewelthorpe

Description: Mowbray Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331302

OS Grid Reference: SE2354777001
OS Grid Coordinates: 423547, 477001
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1882, -1.6406

Location: Grewelthorpe, North Yorkshire HG4 3DE

Locality: Grewelthorpe
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 3DE

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Listing Text

SE 27 NW
SE 2349 7700
5/22 Mowbray Castle


Folly. Circa 1750 for Wm Aislabie. Ashlar and rubblestone. 2/3 storeys, 3
bays. Oval shaped in plan. Flanking central bay are offset angle
buttresses and flanking outer bays are remains of rubble walls. Central
large pointed-arched opening, flanked by smaller thin pointed-arched
openings, with raised imposts. First floor: band, central cross shaped
opening, to left a pointed-arched opening, to right a smaller blind pointed-
arched opening. Second storey has similar openings plus projecting sills,
but now ruinous. Above remains of eaves band and parapet. Returns have
cross shaped openings to first floor, with pointed-arched relieving arches
to interior. Derelict at time of resurvey. See Fishers Hall, Hackfall item
5/21 for History. North Yorkshire Historic Gardens Register - Hackfall,
Grade I.

Listing NGR: SE2354777001

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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