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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: 1335537



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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaCarlisleDistrict AuthorityWetheral

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Sep-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 77728

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9/146 Tempietto , Corby Castle (formerly 1. 4. 57. listed under Corby Castle)

I Garden folly. Early C18 for Thomas Howard of Corby Castle. Stone walls, stucco, slate roof and stone chimney. In the form of a Tuscan temple. Stone steps with stone piers surmounted by carved balls, lead to portico supported by 4 Tuscan columns on square bases with moulded entablature. Carving of draped figures with fish-like tails in pediment above. Gabled roof has round stone chimney stack to south gable. Entrance has moulded surround with entablature and heavily dentilled pediment: interior of portico has plain stucco walls with moulded plaster ceiling: door of 6 panels. 2 vaulted chambers beneath with 2 entrances from west, have plank doors, one with initials P.H.H. cut through it: side window above, has wooden casements with square leaded lights, but a similar window in east wall has been filled. Interior of single room, walls of painted panels of Alpine scenes by Matthew Nutter of Carlisle, 1832, and painted roundel to ceiling. Building appears on an engraving of 1729 and as Thomas Howard succeeded to the estate in 1708, it must have been built between those dates. Terminates a garden riverside walk from Corby Castle. Interior and exterior views; Country Life, 7 January 1954, p.35.

Listing NGR: NY4681753561

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 7 January, (1954), 35
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 9 Cumbria,

National Grid Reference: NY 46818 53562


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