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Latitude: 54.3248 / 54°19'29"N
Longitude: -0.7406 / 0°44'26"W
OS Eastings: 482009
OS Northings: 492868
OS Grid: SE820928
Mapcode National: GBR RL8F.GF
Mapcode Global: WHF9J.LKKD
Entry Name: Skelton's Tower
Listing Date: 5 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206299
English Heritage Legacy ID: 329664
Location: Levisham, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO18
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Levisham
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Levisham St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: York
CORN HILL POINT
RYEDALE DISTRICT COUNCIL
SE 89 SW LEVISHAM
3/46 Skelton's Tower
Shooting lodge. Early C19. For Rev Robert Skelton. Dressed sandstone with
sandstone ashlar dressings. Square on plan. 2-storey, single bay front.
Doorway to right with bordered herringbone-tooled lintel and pointed window
in plain raised surround to first floor left. Similar window to first floor
of return wall to left. Remnants of iron glazing bars to windows.
Interior: a plain staircase rises against the wall to left of entrance.
Small fireplace in plain raised surround to first floor. The tower is an
important local landmark, standing high on a hill top, overlooking the North
Yorkshire Moors Railway in Newtondale. Part ruined at time of resurvey.
Listing NGR: SE8200992868
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