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Latitude: 53.9811 / 53°58'52"N
Longitude: -1.4064 / 1°24'23"W
OS Eastings: 439025
OS Northings: 454058
OS Grid: SE390540
Mapcode National: GBR LQMD.9M
Mapcode Global: WHD9T.C6JB
Entry Name: Gothic Folly at North End of Gardens Ribston Hall
Listing Date: 30 September 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1315592
English Heritage Legacy ID: 330609
Location: Great Ribston with Walshford, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, LS22
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Great Ribston with Walshford
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
SE 35 SE GREAT RIBSTON RIBSTON PARK
5/35 Gothic folly at north end
of gardens, Ribston Hall
Mock ruin or Gothic folly. Mid C19, possibly using medieval materials.
Coursed, squared gritstone. Double-chamfered Gothic arch with hood-mould
and head-stops, flanked by gabled buttresses. The archway may have been
built using stone removed from Hunsingore old church when it was demolished
by Mr. Joseph Dent in 1867. It is similar in style to the archway in the
garden wall (q.v.) which leads into the Pinetum, laid out after 1857 by
Joseph Dent. The buttresses are very similar in character to those on the
south side of the chapel of St. Andrew (q.v.) which appear to be C19. There
are many pieces of carved stone, including 2 stone fonts, on the ground on
the east side of the structure.
Listing NGR: SE3902554058
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