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Plague Stone in Grounds of Greengarth Old People's Home

A Grade II* Listed Building in Penrith, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6589 / 54°39'31"N

Longitude: -2.7461 / 2°44'46"W

OS Eastings: 351963

OS Northings: 529563

OS Grid: NY519295

Mapcode National: GBR 9G8K.8Q

Mapcode Global: WH81B.S5H8

Entry Name: Plague Stone in Grounds of Greengarth Old People's Home

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137825

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72789

Location: Penrith, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Town: Eden

Civil Parish: Penrith

Built-Up Area: Penrith

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Penrith St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


Plague stone in grounds of
Greengarth old people's home
NY 5129 3/41 24.4.51


Possibly an old cross base, placed near Eamont Bridge near the entry to the town
in 1598 and used for transfer of coin between town and country people. Now used
as a sculptural feature. A whinstone block 2 ft 6 ins x 2 ft O ins x 1 ft 6 ins
with stopped chamfer at angles and square recess in top.

Listing NGR: NY5196329563

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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