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The Ashes

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castle Sowerby, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7756 / 54°46'32"N

Longitude: -2.9473 / 2°56'50"W

OS Eastings: 339162

OS Northings: 542707

OS Grid: NY391427

Mapcode National: GBR 7FV6.QW

Mapcode Global: WH80N.P7Q9

Entry Name: The Ashes

Listing Date: 27 December 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73733

Location: Castle Sowerby, Eden, Cumbria, CA5

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Castle Sowerby

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Raughton Head All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


4/11 The Ashes



House. Mid C16 with late C18 or early C19 extensions. Painted rendered walls
on squared plinth, under graduated greenslate roof with coped gables; end banded
sandstone chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 5 bays with lower left single-bay
extension and rear outshut. Centre top-glazed 4-panel door in chamfered stone
surround. 2- and 3-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows, those on ground
floor with rounded heads to lights, all under hoodmoulds, the upper ones
continuous. Extension has C20 door and windows. Interior has shallow
segmental-arched stone fireplace and spice cupboard recess. Probable remains of
newel staircase next to this fireplace. Beamed ground-floor ceilings have
principal beams with hollow double chamfer. Another C18 chamfered-surround
stone fireplace. Rear wall, now internal, has firewindow recess. Upper floor
C16 wall painting of a hunting scene uncovered during 1970's restoration and now
preserved under glass. Adjoining barns are not of interest.

Listing NGR: NY3916242707

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

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