Castle Howard NHLE Data

Castle Howard is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

Listed Building Data

List Entry ID
1316030
Grade
I
Name
CASTLE HOWARD AND EAST COURT
Location
CASTLE HOWARD AND EAST COURT
Grid Reference
SE 71635 70088

Listed Building Details

HENDERSKELFE NORTH YORKSHIRE RYEDALE 5340 SE 7170 11/27 Castle Howard and East Court 25.1.54 GV I

Country house and outbuildings to east, originally the kitchen court, now estate offices and accommodation. Main pile, East Wing and East Court begun 1700, completed 1714, by Sir John Vanbrugh with Nicholas Hawksmoor, for Charles, 3rd Earl of Carlisle. West wing 1753-1759 by Sir Thomas Robinson for Henry, 4th Earl of Carlisle. Interior of West Wing c1800 by C H Tatham for Frederick, 5th Earl of Carlisle. Alterations to interior of West Wing, including refitting of the Chapel 1870-5 by R J Johnson for Admiral Edward Howard, Lord Lanerton, with window designs by E Burne-Jones executed by William Morris and frescoes by pupils of Kempe. Limestone ashlar and rubble, lead and Westmorland slate roofs. Baroque, except for Palladian west wing. For description see Howard G, Castle Howard Guidebook, 1972 and Lees-Milne J, English Country Houses: Baroque 1685-1715, 1970.

Listing NGR: SE7156070074