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AUGILL CASTLE

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: AUGILL CASTLE

List entry Number: 1144857

Location

AUGILL CASTLE

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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stainmore

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1957

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 73377

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NY 81 SW STAINMORE

9/92 Augill Castle 12.9.57 G.V. II Large house in castellated Gothick style, started 1841 for John Pearson. Coursed rubble with projecting embattled parapet. Graduated slate roofs with stone mid-chimneys. 2 storeys, 13 bays overall. Original symmetrical front 4:1:4 with turrets to corners and flanking porch. Door has pointed head; pointed 3-light traceried window above. Ground floor windows transomed, 1st floor windows have inner pointed heads to lights. Square stair tower to centre rear. Interior has re-used late C17 panelling (variously dated) to entrance hall; ornate fireplace has cusped panelling, 4-centred arch, and embattled mantelpiece. Ground floor room to left has Gothick niches and moulded saltire cross decoration, with foliate bosses, to ceiling; similar bosses to frieze. Room to right of hall has pierced spandrels to transverse beams; fireplace similar to hall. End room has dais; some original doors with Gothick panelling. Traceried stair window said to be modelled on window in Melrose Abbey.

Listing NGR: NY8059813834

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National Grid Reference: NY 80598 13834

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