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Latitude: 54.0881 / 54°5'17"N
Longitude: -1.0052 / 1°0'18"W
OS Eastings: 465170
OS Northings: 466257
OS Grid: SE651662
Mapcode National: GBR PPF5.58
Mapcode Global: WHFBK.JHKV
Entry Name: Sheriff Hutton Castle
Listing Date: 25 January 1954
Last Amended: 15 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1149592
English Heritage Legacy ID: 329526
Location: Sheriff Hutton, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Sheriff Hutton
Built-Up Area: Sheriff Hutton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sheriff Hutton St Helen and the Holy Cross
Church of England Diocese: York
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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