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Latitude: 54.6123 / 54°36'44"N
Longitude: -2.7463 / 2°44'46"W
OS Eastings: 351895
OS Northings: 524380
OS Grid: NY518243
Mapcode National: GBR 9H83.7D
Mapcode Global: WH81J.SBDH
Entry Name: Lowther Mausoleum South West of Church of St Michael
Location: Lowther, Eden, Cumbria, CA10
Traditional County: Westmorland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Listing Date: 6 February 1968
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 74353
Source ID: 1326821
NY 52 SW LOWTHER LOWTHER
12/145 Lowther Mausoleum
6.2.68 Church of St Michael
Mausoleum for the Lowther family. Dated AD 1857 over entrance, for William,
second Earl of Lonsdale. Calciferous sandstone ashlar with polished Shap
granite panels. Rectangular 3-bay chamber over basement. Front has steps down
to double panelled doors in pointed arch. Above is a similar doorway with
glazed panel doors, under Lowther arms. Battlemented shaped parapet and
octagonal angle turrets, the caps with numerous carved heads and surmounted by
griffins. Return walls have recesses with pointed granite panels under shaped
parapet with 3 blank shields. Rear steps up to flagged walk around. Rear
4-light pointed-arched window. Inside is a marble seated figure of the 2nd Earl
by E.B. Stephens 1863, nine years before his death.
Listing NGR: NY5189524380
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