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Gatehouse East of Naworth Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Brampton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9558 / 54°57'20"N

Longitude: -2.6886 / 2°41'19"W

OS Eastings: 355998

OS Northings: 562564

OS Grid: NY559625

Mapcode National: GBR 9CN4.Q9

Mapcode Global: WH7ZT.NPXP

Entry Name: Gatehouse East of Naworth Castle

Listing Date: 14 September 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137508

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77856

Location: Brampton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Brampton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Brampton St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


11/59 Gatehouse east of
Naworth Castle

Gatehouse. Circa 1520, for and by Thomas Lord Dacre, with additions for Lord
William Howard c1602 and probably restored by Salvin 1845. Earlier dressed
calciferous sandstone to ground floor and red sandstone above with battlemented
parapet. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Round arched entrance has large carved stone panel
of Dacre arms above, flanked by small leaded casements with chamfered surrounds:
similar similar windows to rear. Built as part of the early C16 outer bailey of
the castle, between the moat and east range, replacing the earlier gate in Lord
William Howard's Tower. For details of arms see, Transactions, Cumberland &
Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society old series. iv. p.496-7.

Listing NGR: NY5599862564

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