Description: Castle Close and Wall to Left
Date Listed: 15 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 331595
OS Grid Reference: SE2834560544
OS Grid Coordinates: 428345, 460544
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0401, -1.5687
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RIPLEY MARKET PLACE
SE 2860-2960 (north side)
8/90 Castle Close and wall to left
(formerly listed as House
15.3.66 to east of Castle
occupied by Major Ives)
House and wall. Early-mid C19. Part of the estate village of Sir
William Amcotts Ingilby. Coursed squared gritstone, Westmorland slate roof.
2 storeys, 3 x 2 bays with lower bay to left and wall approximately 2.5
metres high and 10 metres long to left again. House: in Gothick style.
Plinth. 3 steps up to central 4-panel door, the upper 2 panels with trefoil
heads; interlaced glazing bars to pointed overlight; pointed-arched door-
head with a double chamfer decorated with flower heads in relief; the
chamfers terminating in shields with the Ingilby star in relief at impost
level. All windows have pointed sashes with interlaced glazing bars; the 2-
piece arched lintels with a star motif at impost level as doorway. Square
hoodmoulds to all openings. Moulded eaves cornice and shallow blocking
course; hipped roof with 4-octagonal-flue corniced end stacks. Wall:
crenellated, with flat coping stones. Sir William's father, Sir John (d
1815), was responsible for the rebuilding of Ripley Castle. Sir William
used the flower motifs, Ingilby star, 2-piece lintels and window form from
the pedestrian entrance to the gatehouse and the windows of the north
(coach-house) range of the castle for several houses in the village: Vale
Lodge is identical, Birchwood Farmhouse and Horngarth differ only in the
chimney positions and Star House and Cottage is built to the same design.
Listing NGR: SE2834560544
Source: English Heritage
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