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Castle Howard Pyramid in Pretty Wood

A Grade I Listed Building in Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.112 / 54°6'43"N

Longitude: -0.8826 / 0°52'57"W

OS Eastings: 473142

OS Northings: 469038

OS Grid: SE731690

Mapcode National: GBR QN8W.PQ

Mapcode Global: WHFBF.DXX0

Entry Name: Castle Howard Pyramid in Pretty Wood

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149012

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329006

Location: Henderskelfe, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Henderskelfe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bulmer St Martin

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

HENDERSKELFE PRETTY WOOD
SE 76 NW
Castle Howard
7/50 Pyramid in Pretty Wood
25.1.54
GV I
Pyramid. Before 1727. By Nicholas Hawksmoor for Charles Howard, 3rd Earl
of Carlisle. Limestone. Approximately 8 metres in height. Square plinth
carries rusticated base with cyma reversa frieze. Rusticated pyramid.
Appears on estate map of 1727. In a derelict condition at time of resurvey.
HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England,
Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle Howard, Grade I.


Listing NGR: SE7314369040

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