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Latitude: 54.5523 / 54°33'8"N
Longitude: -2.6138 / 2°36'49"W
OS Eastings: 360399
OS Northings: 517622
OS Grid: NY603176
Mapcode National: GBR BH5S.XX
Mapcode Global: WH92X.TVJ0
Entry Name: Garden Structure South East of Yew Tree Farmhouse
Listing Date: 18 August 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244312
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476785
Location: Crosby Ravensworth, Eden, Cumbria, CA10
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
NY 61 NW CROSBY RAVENSWORTH REAGILL
1254/5/10006 Garden Structure south east of Yew Tree Farmhouse
Garden structure. C1836. 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: NY6039917622
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