Muncaster Castle

Cumbria, England

City/Town/Village: Waberthwaite
District: Copeland
County: Cumbria
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3546, -3.38083
Postcode: CA18 1SU
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the castle)

Owner

Privately Owned

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Muncaster Castle is a Listed Building. Here's what the official description says about it:



SD 19 NW MUNCASTER A595 (off South side)

18/72 Muncaster Castle

8.9.67 I

Large house incorporating (C13?) fortified tower in the south-west corner;
remodelled and enlarged 1862-66 by Anthony Salvin for the 4th Lord Muncaster.
Coursed rubble with quoins and sandstone detailing; embattled parapets, some
carried on cavetto eaves. Graduated slate roofs; corniced stone chimneys.
U-shaped plan with tower at end of each arm; mainly 2 and 3 storeys. Main
entrance on south side in full-height porch. Scattered fenestration, mainly
C19, of multi-light stone-mullioned (and transomed) windows. Very fine interior
includes panelled Hall, drawing room (with decorative plasterwork to segmental
ceiling), and octagonal library with galleries. For detailed description, see
Pevsner, BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND : CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORLAND pp165 and 166 (1980
edition).


Listing NGR: SD1035596332

Information from British Listed Buildings


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