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Temple Sowerby House

A Grade II Listed Building in Temple Sowerby, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6364 / 54°38'10"N

Longitude: -2.6033 / 2°36'11"W

OS Eastings: 361158

OS Northings: 526973

OS Grid: NY611269

Mapcode National: GBR BG8T.6R

Mapcode Global: WH92J.ZQJK

Entry Name: Temple Sowerby House

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424131

Location: Temple Sowerby, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Temple Sowerby

Built-Up Area: Temple Sowerby

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Temple Sowerby St James

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 6126 TEMPLE SOWERBY A66 (Temple Sowerby;
west side)

18/125 Temple Sowerby House
6.2.68
G.V. II

House, now hotel, of 2 main periods with 'U'-shaped plan. Earlier part to rear,
dated 1727, has pebble-dashed front with plinth, quoins, and 1st floor band.
Graduated slate roof with brick end chimneys. 2-storey, 2-bay front has 2 stone
mullioned 3-light windows and a fire window to ground floor; 2 later sashes
above have glazing bars and stone surrounds. Range linking this part of
building to later house incorporates original cross-passage door with dated
lintel. Main house is late C18/early C19. Flemish bond brickwork with
rusticated quoins; plinth and eaves are both of moulded stone. Welsh slate roof
has stone copings and corniced end chimneys. Symmetrical 2-storey, 5-bay front
has central panelled door in pedimented stone architrave, now inside C20 gabled
brick porch. 2 sashes to either side and 5 above, all with glazing bars in
stone architraves. During the C19 a single-storey canted bay window in brick
was added at south end, and a 2 storey coach-house in ashlar at the north end.
Internally, extensive repairs and renovation have restored much of the original
appearance of the interior.


Listing NGR: NY6115826973

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

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