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Sheriff House

A Grade II Listed Building in Temple Sowerby, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6391 / 54°38'20"N

Longitude: -2.6033 / 2°36'11"W

OS Eastings: 361161

OS Northings: 527276

OS Grid: NY611272

Mapcode National: GBR BG8S.6S

Mapcode Global: WH92J.ZNJG

Plus Code: 9C6VJ9QW+JM

Entry Name: Sheriff House

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424446

Location: Temple Sowerby, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

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

SOWERBY (east side)

17/142 Sheriff House

House, late C18. Ashlar with rusticated quoins, moulded plinth, and lintel band
to ground floor windows. Graduated slate roof with stone copings and corniced
end chimneys; moulded eaves. Symmetrical 2-storey, 3-bay front has central
panelled door in architrave with pediment above. Paired sashes on either side;
lst floor similar with single central sash. All windows have glazing bars and
stone surrounds. Combined stair window and door to rear has impost blocks and
projecting keystone to traceried, semicircular, head. 4-light window to ground
floor left has ogeed trefoil heads. Former 2-storey cottage adjoins south end.
Coursed, squared rubble with quoins. Graduated slate roof has stone coping and
blocked end chimney. 2 doors now enclosed by C20 glazed porch; single 1st floor
sash in stone surround. C20 garage built at right-angles to cottage is not
included. House front is identical to that of Beech House, to north.

Listing NGR: NY6116127276

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

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