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Temon and Adjoining Outbuilding

A Grade II* Listed Building in Upper Denton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9676 / 54°58'3"N

Longitude: -2.5998 / 2°35'59"W

OS Eastings: 361699

OS Northings: 563825

OS Grid: NY616638

Mapcode National: GBR BC80.Y1

Mapcode Global: WH910.1D9M

Entry Name: Temon and Adjoining Outbuilding

Listing Date: 1 April 1957

Last Amended: 28 March 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78083

Location: Upper Denton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Upper Denton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Gilsland St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 61700 63840 UPPER DENTON
NY 66 SW

3/92 Temon and adjoining
1.4.57 (formerly listed as
Temon together with
remains of Pele Tower)


Farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding. Outbuilding is late C16 bastle house;
farmhouse is late Cl7, alterations dated 1730 over entrance and weathered
inscription JAMES .....; double span to rear and late C18 face to Military
Road. Bastle house has thick walls of large squared and coursed calciferous
sandstone (probably partly from the Roman Wall) with red sandstone dressings;
corrugated asbestos roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Ground floor plank door and
window have plain C19 surrounds. Round arched cart passage to right, is
probably C18. Upper floor loft entrance is C19; 3 original windows with
chamfered surrounds (iron grille mentioned in RCHM, recently removed). Rear
wall has filled later entrance to ground floor; 2 original windows above have
chamfered surrounds and 3rd later window over archway left has iron bars. Stone
water spout to left of central window and probable gun loop to right. Interior
has upper floor fireplace. Adjoining house right, is of dressed calciferous
sandstone on chamfered plinth with ashlar quoins, shaped cornice; Welsh slate
roof, stone end chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 4 bays, with filled windows to left
bay. Plank door has moulded architrave, with false keystone, frieze and
segmental pediment. C20 casement windows in enlarged original plain surrounds,
square on ground floor and elongated above. Face to road has rendered walls,
painted raised stone quoins; Welsh slate roof, with coped gables and kneelers,
yellow brick chimney stacks on stone bases. 2 storeys, 4 bays. C20 door, with
pilastered surround, has prostyle Ionic porch with moulded entablature and
triangular pediment. 2-pane sash windows have moulded stone architraves. See
RCHM, Shielings & Bastles, 1970, p79. Other outbuildings are excluded from

Listing NGR: NY6169963825

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