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Summer House South of the Nunnery

A Grade II Listed Building in Ainstable, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7742 / 54°46'27"N

Longitude: -2.7218 / 2°43'18"W

OS Eastings: 353667

OS Northings: 542386

OS Grid: NY536423

Mapcode National: GBR 9FF7.JC

Mapcode Global: WH80S.585B

Entry Name: Summer House South of the Nunnery

Listing Date: 3 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73443

Location: Ainstable, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Ainstable

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Ainstable St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 54 SW

Summer House south
of The Nunnery


Summer House. Early C19, incorporating early C15 features, C20 roof. Sandstone
rubble walls, carved red sandstone panels; timber roof with asphalt covering.
Small open fronted building with wooden seats inside. Rear wall has 8 panels of
coats of arms, 5 of which are thought to have come to The Nunnery in 1778 from a
tomb to the Denton family in St Cuthbert's Church, Carlisle. Arms are thought
to be of the Dentons, Skelton of Branthwaite conjoined with Copeland, Copeland
conjoined with Denton, Curwen and one undetermined being badly weathered. See,
Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new
series, vol xvii, p.13-15.

Listing NGR: NY5366742386

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

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