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Latitude: 54.6499 / 54°38'59"N
Longitude: -2.7626 / 2°45'45"W
OS Eastings: 350890
OS Northings: 528575
OS Grid: NY508285
Mapcode National: GBR 9G4N.PX
Mapcode Global: WH81B.JDP5
Entry Name: Skirsgill
Listing Date: 24 October 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1145505
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73788
Location: Dacre, Eden, Cumbria, CA11
Civil Parish: Dacre
Built-Up Area: Penrith
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Dacre St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 52 NW DACRE PENRITH
Country house. 1795 for the Whelpdale family with early C19 extension for the
Parkin family. Red sandstone ashlar walls with string courses, eaves cornice,
partly open balustraded parapet and angle pilasters carried up as chimneys, all
on chamfered plinth. Hipped graduated greenslate roof with red sandstone banded
ashlar chimney stacks. 2½ storeys, 7 bays, with flanking 2-storey, single-bay
wings. Steps up to central glazed door and fanlight within a stone porch with
panel recesses, under console-bracketed cornice and open balustraded parapet.
Venetian window over entrance and tripartite attic window. Bow-fronted flanking
bays have sash windows with glazing bars, all in plain reveals. Wings have sash
windows with glazing bars in plain reveals under open balustraded parapets.
Left return wall has pilastered bay window and sash windows similar to facade.
Right return wall has large projecting pilastered porch with round arch of
alternate voussoirs and flanking brackets; panelled double doors within. Rear
recessed 7 bays with projecting pedimented wings, between which is a covered
gallery of Ionic columns with plain frieze and modillioned cornice.
Listing NGR: NY5089028575
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