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Eden School

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanwix Rural, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9045 / 54°54'16"N

Longitude: -2.9163 / 2°54'58"W

OS Eastings: 341342

OS Northings: 557024

OS Grid: NY413570

Mapcode National: GBR 8C2Q.FP

Mapcode Global: WH7ZX.5ZJJ

Entry Name: Eden School

Listing Date: 1 April 1957

Last Amended: 22 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77681

Location: Stanwix Rural, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Stanwix Rural

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Carlisle Stanwix St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 45 NW

5/100 Eden School (formerly
1.4.57 listed as Rickerby


School formerly house. Probably 1835 for George Head Head. Calciferous
sandstone ashlar walls, slate roof with lead hips, ashlar chimney stacks. 2
storeys, 5 bays to entrance facade. Tetrastyle entrance porch with Greek Doric
columns, moulded entablature, dentilled cornice. Moulded window surrounds,
projecting hood with scrolled brackets over ground floor windows and above
entrance. Squared surround tripartite entrance with 6-panel door flanked by
side lights with curvilinear glazing bars. String course, moulded and dentilled
cornice. Garden front of 5 bays with side wings of 2 bays each: hexastyle
portico. Listing includes 1879 extension with 3 storey tower, built for Miles
McInnes and single storey 4 bay extension of brick facing garden with niches
between sash windows. Interior restored 1982, includes moulded plaster
ceilings, carved and moulded marble fireplaces and panelled doors. Built around
and encasing earlier brick house of early or mid C18 (discovered during
restoration). See, Life of Miles McInnes, 1910.

Listing NGR: NY4134257024

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