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Lowther Mausoleum South West of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Lowther, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6123 / 54°36'44"N

Longitude: -2.7463 / 2°44'46"W

OS Eastings: 351895

OS Northings: 524380

OS Grid: NY518243

Mapcode National: GBR 9H83.7D

Mapcode Global: WH81J.SBDH

Plus Code: 9C6VJ763+WF

Entry Name: Lowther Mausoleum South West of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326821

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74353

Location: Lowther Castle, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Lowther

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Askham with Lowther

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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12/145 Lowther Mausoleum
south-west of
6.2.68 Church of St Michael


Mausoleum for the Lowther family. Dated AD 1857 over entrance, for William,
second Earl of Lonsdale. Calciferous sandstone ashlar with polished Shap
granite panels. Rectangular 3-bay chamber over basement. Front has steps down
to double panelled doors in pointed arch. Above is a similar doorway with
glazed panel doors, under Lowther arms. Battlemented shaped parapet and
octagonal angle turrets, the caps with numerous carved heads and surmounted by
griffins. Return walls have recesses with pointed granite panels under shaped
parapet with 3 blank shields. Rear steps up to flagged walk around. Rear
4-light pointed-arched window. Inside is a marble seated figure of the 2nd Earl
by E.B. Stephens 1863, nine years before his death.

Listing NGR: NY5189524380

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