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Garden Gate, Piers and Wall Immediately North of Eighteenth Century Wing of High Head Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Skelton, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7817 / 54°46'53"N

Longitude: -2.93 / 2°55'48"W

OS Eastings: 340280

OS Northings: 543369

OS Grid: NY402433

Mapcode National: GBR 7FZ4.GP

Mapcode Global: WH80N.Y2XM

Entry Name: Garden Gate, Piers and Wall Immediately North of Eighteenth Century Wing of High Head Castle

Listing Date: 27 December 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73947

Location: Skelton, Eden, Cumbria, CA4

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Skelton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Ivegill Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 44 SW SKELTON HIGH HEAD

5/218 Garden gate, piers
and wall immediately
27.12.67 north of C18 wing of
High Head Castle

II*


Gate piers and wall in front of High Head Castle. 1744-7. Red sandstone ashlar
with calciferous sandstone dressings. Central square rusticated gate piers with
front paired engaged fluted columns and rear pilastered niches, under shaped
caps. Flanking low walls with moulded flat coping, ending at either side in
further rusticated square piers. The winged figures which formerly surmounted
the central piers have been moved to another location.


Listing NGR: NY4028043369

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