Mulgrave Castle

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Report by Historic England -
Mulgrave Castle, 1948.
Historic England ID
Barnby; Hutton Mulgrave; Lythe; Newholm-cum-Dunsley
Current county
North Yorkshire
Historic county
North Riding of Yorkshire
Local authority
Scarborough Borough Council
North York Moors National Park

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Update April 2022 by YGT

Recent research (Turnbull and Wickham 2022, 213-7) shows that the owner consulted Thomas White in 1784 and he produced two improvement plans. The first dated 1784 covers almost the entirety of the estate (c. 20 square km) with new plantations in the extreme south and north. Around the then Mulgrave Hall were large areas of open parkland surrounded by plantations, together with a new walled kitchen garden. Early the following year, White produced another plan that concentrated on the area around the hall and increased the plantations from the earlier plan. Although White was paid for these plans, there is no evidence he had any further involvement. Instead Lord Mulgrave engaged the services of Adam Mickle as an 'overseer' presumably to implement White's design. Although the proposal for the siting of the walled kitchen garden was not carried out, White's suggestions for the parkland and plantations were largely implemented.

Turnbull, D. and Wickham, L. 2022. Thomas White (c. 1736-1811) Redesigning the northern British landscape. Oxford, Windgather Press.

Planning responses

ZF23/01251/FL Change of use of part of ground floor and Lean-to building from
commercial/storage use to 2no. shop units, with associated external works, Cement Mill
Cottage East Row Sandsend Whitby North Yorkshire YO21 3SY
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RE:– 012-3879-2022 Mulgrave Estate - Felling Licence Consultation, Gellam, NZ 835 116
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012/3175/2022 Mulgrave Estate – Cat Shed Wood –Felling Licence Consultation, NZ 851 119
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RE: 012/3172/2022 – Mulgrave Estate - Crow Wood - Felling Licence Consultation, NZ 830 111
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