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Olliver Ducket

A Grade II Listed Building in Aske, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4231 / 54°25'23"N

Longitude: -1.7161 / 1°42'57"W

OS Eastings: 418519

OS Northings: 503106

OS Grid: NZ185031

Mapcode National: GBR JKG9.87

Mapcode Global: WHC6D.M311

Entry Name: Olliver Ducket

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301545

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322716

Location: Aske, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL10

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Aske

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Easby with Brompton on Swale and Bolton on Swale

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 10 SE ASKE B 6274
(east side, off)

10/14 Olliver Ducket


Folly. Mid C18. Probably by Daniel Garrett for Sir Conyers D'Arcy of Aske
Hall (qv). Ashlar limestone. 2 storeys, larger lower storey supporting
central tower. In Gothick style. Lower storey: plan consists of 2
concentric circles, the inner one forming the lower stage of the tower, and
the outer one broken by projections forming a Greek cross, with concave
sides and convex ends, all the walls battered and with splayed bases, and
with 2 small blocked oculi in the ends of each cross arm, and another at a
higher level in each side of the arms. In the north-west arm, facing Aske
Hall, a blocked pointed-arched doorway with two steps up to it. Upper
tower: circular in plan, with 4 window openings with projecting sills and
trefoiled heads, and with two small oculi between each pair. Band below
crenellated parapet. Interior not accessible, but steps visible up to
parapet walk.

Listing NGR: NZ1851903106

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