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Bastion 100 Metres North West of Kirkleatham Hall Farm

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dormanstown, Redcar and Cleveland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5898 / 54°35'23"N

Longitude: -1.0817 / 1°4'54"W

OS Eastings: 459436

OS Northings: 522015

OS Grid: NZ594220

Mapcode National: GBR NHWC.LF

Mapcode Global: WHF80.CW4Q

Entry Name: Bastion 100 Metres North West of Kirkleatham Hall Farm

Listing Date: 23 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160124

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60330

Location: Redcar and Cleveland, TS10

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Electoral Ward/Division: Dormanstown

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Kirkleatham

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

REDCAR KIRKLEATHAM
NZ 52 SE
4/74 Bastion, 100m north-west
23.6.52 of Kirkleatham Hall Farm
G.V. II*

Bastion, early/mid C18, as garden ornament and for defence against threat of
invasion by French privateers. Adapted for defence in World War II.
Dressed sandstone; brick internal vault. Gothick style. Short tapered
circular tower. Round openings, with mock cannon-barrel surrounds in square
recesses, in north and east sides, that in west side altered to horizontal
gun slit. Doorway in south side. All openings now blocked. Corbel table
supports projecting parapet, originally embattled, but merlons and
embrasures now missing. Flat paved roof with surrounding benches. External
stair and bridge/porch, adjoining south side, now partly demolished.
Interior has segmental-vaulted ceiling. Originally linked to bastion 150m
to north-east, by ha-ha wall (now partly demolished or obscured by forestry
works). Boundary wall adjoining west side is not of special interest.
Disused and dilapidated at time of resurvey.


Listing NGR: NZ5943622015

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