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Latitude: 54.7157 / 54°42'56"N
Longitude: -2.9623 / 2°57'44"W
OS Eastings: 338107
OS Northings: 536059
OS Grid: NY381360
Mapcode National: GBR 7FRX.GB
Mapcode Global: WH80V.GQMQ
Entry Name: Sowerby Hall
Listing Date: 27 December 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1290783
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73727
Location: Castle Sowerby, Eden, Cumbria, CA11
Civil Parish: Castle Sowerby
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Castle Sowerby St Kentigern
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 33 NE CASTLE SOWERBY
8/5 Sowerby Hall
Vicarage now farmhouse. Probably early C17 with extensive alterations dated and
inscribed over front entrance J & GS Vicr 1746 (Joseph Sevithwaite and wife).
Painted render over mixed sandstone rubble walls. Graduated greenslate roof
with coped gables and kneelers; banded sandstone gable end chimney stacks.
2 storeys, 5 bays with right single-storey washhouse. Centre C20 door and
fanlight in moulded pilastered surround with imposts and false keystone. Sash
windows in painted stone surrounds, that to left of entrance double. Rear has
C17 3-light chamfered stone-mullioned staircase window. Washhouse has rear
chamfered window with stone mullion removed. Interior of house has beamed
ceilings. Inglenook with heck partition; inserted C20 fireplace and left
cupboard recess. Panelled doors in hall and on landing. A visitation by
Chancellor Waugh c1752 states, "the present vicar has built an neat convenient
house and keeps all things about it in good order..."; see Transactions
Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series,
Listing NGR: NY3810736059
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