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Entrance Arch, Front Wall of Courtyard, and Dovecote to South East of Acorn Bank House

A Grade II Listed Building in Temple Sowerby, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6473 / 54°38'50"N

Longitude: -2.5941 / 2°35'38"W

OS Eastings: 361758

OS Northings: 528178

OS Grid: NY617281

Mapcode National: GBR BGBP.5W

Mapcode Global: WH92K.3GZ6

Entry Name: Entrance Arch, Front Wall of Courtyard, and Dovecote to South East of Acorn Bank House

Listing Date: 12 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423394

Location: Temple Sowerby, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: 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 62 NW TEMPLE SOWERBY


2(INSET)/115 Entrance arch, front
wall of courtyard, &
dovecote to southeast
of Acorn Bank house

G.V. II

Courtyard wall with central archway and attached dovecote; late Cl8/early c19.
All constructed of ashlar. Archway has open pediment; semicircular arch-head is
carried on rusticated piers with impost blocks. Single trompe l'oeil window on
each 'floor' of walls set back to either side of arch; moulded coping.
Square plan dovecote at east end is of 2 storeys with sill band and moulded
eaves. Pyramidal, graduated slate roof has central wooden clock turret with
corner balusters and wrought-iron weather vane. Jambs of Venetian window on
south face are Tuscan columns. 2 small dovecote openings under eaves on north
side.


Listing NGR: NY6174928182

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

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