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Garden Structure 50 Metres South of Yew Tree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Crosby Ravensworth, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5519 / 54°33'6"N

Longitude: -2.6139 / 2°36'50"W

OS Eastings: 360387

OS Northings: 517574

OS Grid: NY603175

Mapcode National: GBR BH5T.W2

Mapcode Global: WH92X.TVGB

Entry Name: Garden Structure 50 Metres South of Yew Tree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476789

Location: Crosby Ravensworth, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Crosby Ravensworth

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Crosby Ravensworth St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 61 NW CROSBY RAVENSWORTH REAGILL

1254/5/10006 Garden Structure south
east of Yew Tree Farmhouse
18.8.99

GV II

Garden structure. C.1836. Irregular composition of ashlar and rubble sandstone, roughly rectangular in shape, and built at the intersection of 2 earth embankments. North face with deep arched recess to west. To north face flight of steps, to west face. The flanking walls bearing sculpture, flight of steps to upper level extending eastwards and projecting wall to east face, terminating at ashlar pier which forms plinth to urn. HISTORY: This C18 farmhouse, extended in the C19, was the home of Thomas Bland (1799-1856), a self-taught sculptor, painter and composer. He created this garden of three terraces which opened in 1837 to commemorate Queen Victoria's accession to the throne. The garden contains a large proportion of Thomas Bland's known works including animals, urns and figures, some in classical and others in modern dress. This unique garden is included on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens.

Listing NGR: NY6038717574

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Description

NY 61 NW CROSBY RAVENSWORTH REAGILL

1254/5/10006 Garden Structure south
east of Yew Tree Farmhouse
18.8.99

GV II

Garden structure. C.1836. Irregular composition of ashlar and rubble sandstone, roughly rectangular in shape, and built at the intersection of 2 earth embankments. North face with deep arched recess to west. To north face flight of steps, to west face. The flanking walls bearing sculpture, flight of steps to upper level extending eastwards and projecting wall to east face, terminating at ashlar pier which forms plinth to urn. HISTORY: This C18 farmhouse, extended in the C19, was the home of Thomas Bland (1799-1856), a self-taught sculptor, painter and composer. He created this garden of three terraces which opened in 1837 to commemorate Queen Victoria's accession to the throne. The garden contains a large proportion of Thomas Bland's known works including animals, urns and figures, some in classical and others in modern dress. This unique garden is included on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens.

Listing NGR: NY6038717574

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