Inner terrace wall, ramps and steps, north of Lowther Castle, Near Penrith, Lowther, Eden - Lake District (NP)

Sandstone terrace and turreted retaining wall, built 1806 to1819 by Smirke. The structure faces the North Park in front of the castle and is enclosed by the outer terrace. The structure’s consolidation is to be taken forward by the Lowther Estate Trust as part of the initiative led by the Lowther and Castles Gardens Trust to promote Lowther as a major heritage attraction. Repairs are in progress.

Inner terrace wall, ramps and steps, north of Lowther Castle, Near Penrith, Lowther, Eden - Lake District (NP)
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Inner Terrace Wall, Ramps and Steps north of Lowther Castle
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1343690
    Local Planning Authority:
    Lake District (NP)
    Site Type:
    Barrier

Location

    Building Name:
    Inner terrace wall
    Locality:
    Near Penrith
    County:
    Cumbria
    District / Borough:
    Eden
    Parish:
    Lowther
    National Park:
    Lake District (NP)
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Penrith and The Border
    Region:
    North West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
    Previous Priority:
    F
    Ownership:
    Private
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, RPG grade II, WHS