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Latitude: 54.4441 / 54°26'38"N
Longitude: -3.467 / 3°28'1"W
OS Eastings: 304960
OS Northings: 506396
OS Grid: NY049063
Mapcode National: GBR 4K71.6P
Mapcode Global: WH5ZP.QK7G
Entry Name: Gatehouse to Calder Abbey
Listing Date: 14 July 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086629
English Heritage Legacy ID: 76358
Location: Ponsonby, Copeland, Cumbria, CA20
Civil Parish: Ponsonby
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Beckermet St Bridget
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
ST BRIDGET BECKERMET CALDER ABBEY
NY 00 NW
3/58 Gatehouse to Calder
Gatehouse to Calder Abbey, used as a garage at time of survey (April 1984).
Probably C14 with later alterations including conversion to agricultural use in
Cl7 or C18. Stone blocks with quoins. Graduated slate roof (of reduced pitch?)
renewed in 1970s. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Wide, pointed wagon arch in each gable
end of 2 chamfered orders. Chamfered imposts and plinths to eastern arch,
western arch blocked with door inserted. 3 small splayed windows, now blocked,
to ground floor left in north wall with inserted loft door to right; 2-light Cl7
unglazed mullioned window to 1st floor on each wall, all probably re-used.
Stone copings and kneelers to roof. Interior: floor removed during renovation;
single king post roof truss. Byre range adjoining to north not of interest.
The gatehouse forms a major part of an important group of monastic buildings.
Listing NGR: NY0496006396
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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