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Low Walls, Gate Piers, Gates and Railings to Front of Beech House, Beech Cottage and Sheriff House

A Grade II Listed Building in Temple Sowerby, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6391 / 54°38'20"N

Longitude: -2.6036 / 2°36'12"W

OS Eastings: 361139

OS Northings: 527280

OS Grid: NY611272

Mapcode National: GBR BG8S.3S

Mapcode Global: WH92J.ZNCF

Plus Code: 9C6VJ9QW+MH

Entry Name: Low Walls, Gate Piers, Gates and Railings to Front of Beech House, Beech Cottage and Sheriff House

Listing Date: 12 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227015

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424581

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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SOWERBY (east side)

16/145 Low walls, gate piers
gates & railings to
front of Beech House,
Beech Cottage, and
Sheriff House


Beech House has low ashlar walls with chamfered copings; slender, rusticated
gate piers to south end have corniced square capitals with domical tops.
Railings and double gate are late C18 wrought iron with spearhead standards.
Beech Cottage has inserted, coursed, squared rubble wall with flat copings;
monolithic slab gate-piers have curved tops. Mid C19 cast-iron railings have
openwork fleurs-de-lis standards; wrought-iron gate has scrollwork panels and
overthrow with iron-twist standards. Sheriff House has low ashlar walls with
chamfered copings and moulded plinth; rusticated piers at each end and on either
side of central gate have moulded bases with fluting and dentils to square,
corniced, capitals. Large urns top gate piers with smaller urns to the 2 end
piers. Railings are late C18 with spearhead standards and urn finials;
wrought-iron gate has scrollwork overthrow. C20 drive gate is not included.

Listing NGR: NY6113927280

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