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Augill Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Stainmore, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5194 / 54°31'9"N

Longitude: -2.3012 / 2°18'4"W

OS Eastings: 380598

OS Northings: 513834

OS Grid: NY805138

Mapcode National: GBR DJC5.LP

Mapcode Global: WH938.MNDP

Plus Code: 9C6VGM9X+QG

Entry Name: Augill Castle

Listing Date: 12 September 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73377

Location: Stainmore, Eden, Cumbria, CA17

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Stainmore

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Brough St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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9/92 Augill Castle

Large house in castellated Gothick style, started 1841 for John Pearson.
Coursed rubble with projecting embattled parapet. Graduated slate roofs with
stone mid-chimneys. 2 storeys, 13 bays overall. Original symmetrical front
4:1:4 with turrets to corners and flanking porch. Door has pointed head;
pointed 3-light traceried window above. Ground floor windows transomed, 1st
floor windows have inner pointed heads to lights. Square stair tower to centre
rear. Interior has re-used late C17 panelling (variously dated) to entrance
hall; ornate fireplace has cusped panelling, 4-centred arch, and embattled
mantelpiece. Ground floor room to left has Gothick niches and moulded saltire
cross decoration, with foliate bosses, to ceiling; similar bosses to frieze.
Room to right of hall has pierced spandrels to transverse beams; fireplace
similar to hall. End room has dais; some original doors with Gothick
panelling. Traceried stair window said to be modelled on window in Melrose

Listing NGR: NY8059813834

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