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The Cloisters, Including Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4736 / 54°28'25"N

Longitude: -2.3485 / 2°20'54"W

OS Eastings: 377510

OS Northings: 508753

OS Grid: NY775087

Mapcode National: GBR DJ1Q.B3

Mapcode Global: WH93F.WTT9

Plus Code: 9C6VFMF2+FH

Entry Name: The Cloisters, Including Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72977

Location: Kirkby Stephen, Eden, Cumbria, CA17

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Kirkby Stephen

Built-Up Area: Kirkby Stephen

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkby Stephen with Mallerstang and Crosby Garrett with Soulby

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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(North Side)

9/18 The Cloisters,
6.2.68 including railings
and gates


Portico entrance to churchyard, dated 1810. George Gibson architect and William
Richardson mason. Graduated slate roof. 8 unfluted Roman Doric columns on
plinth blocks, with antae to either end, carry a pedimented entablature; the
central 4 columns stand forward of the rest and the triangular pediment which
they support has a dated inscription. The stone bellcote to the apex has a
cornice with scrolled supports to the ball and cross finial. Stone bench to
rear wall with market charter board above. Contemporary cast/wrought-iron
railings and gate to west side survive. The pointed standards are set
diagonally; the finials and gate-posts have capped inverted bells with lobed
bases. The tops of the gate's end-posts are scrolled. The double gate to the
church on the north side survives, with fleurs-de-lis standards to top and lock
rails; Vitruvian scroll frieze to the top rises towards the centre-post which
has a spearhead finial with small scrolled fronds. The tops of the gates end-
posts are scrolled.

Listing NGR: NY7751008753

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