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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.


List entry Number: 1087520



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

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Upper Denton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Mar-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78083

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NY 61700 63840 UPPER DENTON NY 66 SW

3/92 Temon and adjoining outbuilding 1.4.57 (formerly listed as Temon together with remains of Pele Tower)


Farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding. Outbuilding is late C16 bastle house; farmhouse is late Cl7, alterations dated 1730 over entrance and weathered inscription JAMES .....; double span to rear and late C18 face to Military Road. Bastle house has thick walls of large squared and coursed calciferous sandstone (probably partly from the Roman Wall) with red sandstone dressings; corrugated asbestos roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Ground floor plank door and window have plain C19 surrounds. Round arched cart passage to right, is probably C18. Upper floor loft entrance is C19; 3 original windows with chamfered surrounds (iron grille mentioned in RCHM, recently removed). Rear wall has filled later entrance to ground floor; 2 original windows above have chamfered surrounds and 3rd later window over archway left has iron bars. Stone water spout to left of central window and probable gun loop to right. Interior has upper floor fireplace. Adjoining house right, is of dressed calciferous sandstone on chamfered plinth with ashlar quoins, shaped cornice; Welsh slate roof, stone end chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 4 bays, with filled windows to left bay. Plank door has moulded architrave, with false keystone, frieze and segmental pediment. C20 casement windows in enlarged original plain surrounds, square on ground floor and elongated above. Face to road has rendered walls, painted raised stone quoins; Welsh slate roof, with coped gables and kneelers, yellow brick chimney stacks on stone bases. 2 storeys, 4 bays. C20 door, with pilastered surround, has prostyle Ionic porch with moulded entablature and triangular pediment. 2-pane sash windows have moulded stone architraves. See RCHM, Shielings & Bastles, 1970, p79. Other outbuildings are excluded from listing.

Listing NGR: NY6169963825

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ramm, H G , Shielings and Bastles, (1970), 79

National Grid Reference: NY 61699 63825


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