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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: INNER TERRACE WALL, RAMPS AND STEPS NORTH OF LOWTHER CASTLE

List entry Number: 1343690

Location

INNER TERRACE WALL, RAMPS AND STEPS NORTH OF LOWTHER CASTLE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaEdenDistrict AuthorityLowther

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Sep-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74347

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Details

NY 52 SW LOWTHER LOWTHER

12/139 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 retainig 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

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 9 Cumbria - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: NY 52153 23868

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