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Garden Wall, Railings and Gate to Town Head House

A Grade II Listed Building in Orton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4696 / 54°28'10"N

Longitude: -2.582 / 2°34'55"W

OS Eastings: 362374

OS Northings: 508408

OS Grid: NY623084

Mapcode National: GBR BJDR.SJ

Mapcode Global: WH93B.9XPC

Plus Code: 9C6VFC99+V5

Entry Name: Garden Wall, Railings and Gate to Town Head House

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74098

Location: Orton, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Orton

Built-Up Area: Orton

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Orton with Tebay All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Garden wall, railings, & gate to Town Head House



Garden wall, railings, and gate. Probably c.1793 (contemporary with house).
Low, coursed squared rubble wall with chamfered copings surmounted by railing;
c.2 ft high with ornate wrought-iron panels separated by cast-iron balusters
with urn finials. Ashlar gate piers are square in plan with ball finials,
pyramidal caps.

Listing NGR: NY6237408408

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