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Ruins of Slingsby Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Slingsby, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1652 / 54°9'54"N

Longitude: -0.935 / 0°56'6"W

OS Eastings: 469629

OS Northings: 474897

OS Grid: SE696748

Mapcode National: GBR PNX8.CN

Mapcode Global: WHFB6.LKYS

Entry Name: Ruins of Slingsby Castle

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149761

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329114

Location: Slingsby, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Slingsby

Built-Up Area: Slingsby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Slingsby All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SLINGSBY HIGH STREET
SE 6974
(west side)
10/157 Ruins of Slingsby Castle
25.1.54
GV II
Ruins of country house. 1620s. For Sir Charles Cavendish, probably by
John Smythson. Limestone rubble brought to course, ashlar dressings.
Oblong on plan with corner projections. Originally 2 storeys, 5 bays, with
projecting stair turrets to angles. Window openings with quoined jambs
under tooled triangular pediments. Remains of first-floor cornice with
decorated band. Corner turrets and parts of side walls surviving to
2 storeys in places. This building was probably never finished as
Sir Charles Cavendish fled to the continent with his brother the Duke of
Newcastle, in 1644. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. Brooke A St C,
Slingsby and Slingsby Castle, 1904. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: The North Riding,
1966.


Listing NGR: SE6962974897

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