History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Inner Terrace Wall, Ramps and Steps North of Lowther Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lowther, Cumbria

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6077 / 54°36'27"N

Longitude: -2.7423 / 2°44'32"W

OS Eastings: 352153

OS Northings: 523868

OS Grid: NY521238

Mapcode National: GBR 9H95.31

Mapcode Global: WH81J.VGB0

Entry Name: Inner Terrace Wall, Ramps and Steps North of Lowther Castle

Listing Date: 3 September 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74347

Location: Lowther, 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

Find accommodation in
Askham

Listing Text

NY 52 SW,
12/139

LOWTHER,
LOWTHER,
Inner terrace wall, ramps and steps north of Lowther Castle

GV

II*

Terrace wall, ramps and steps in front of Lowther Castle. 1806-10 by Sir Robert
Smirke for 1st Earl of Lonsdale. Calciferous sandstone ashlar. Low retaining
wall for first stage of garden terrace immediately in front of castle. Central
steps in front of main entrance, with long flanking carriage ramps, all in
straight wall parallel with facade of house. The wall has 45° angles with low
circular turrets at corners, the right wall going up to the facade, but the left
linking with the stable wall. Graded for group value with Lowther Castle.


Listing NGR: NY5215323868

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.