Flookburgh Farmhouse And Buildings

12 Jul 2000
Flookburgh Farmhouse And Buildings, Market Street, Lower Holker, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11 7JU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LOWER HOLKER MOOR LANE SD 3675 (East side) Flookburgh 10/165 Flookburgh Farmhouse and buildings II Farmhouse and buildings. Early C19, the farmhouse mid C19. Stone rubble with dressed stone dressings and slate roof, house is roughcast; rest probably was intended to be. Courtyard plan; house to north-west angle now includes north range. House of 2 storeys and 2 bays, the 2nd 2 bays projecting under gable.

Quoins. Windows have rock-faced lintels and are sashed with glazing bars; entrance to 1st bay. North range, now single storey extension to house, has inserted casements and later lean-to outbuilding. West return to street of 4 bays, windows sashed; entrance with overlight; cross-axial stack. East range of 2 storeys and 5 bays, the central bay breaks forward under pedimented gable, the end bays project under hipped gables. Ground floor has several cow house entrances, 2 to end bays with one to inner returns; 3 to 2nd and 4th bays; central bay has large elliptical-headed entrance with rusticated surround; some now windows, the stone surrounds with projecting edges; 2 windows. 1st floor has pitching eyes, most glazed, with projecting edges to surrounds; inserted loading door to 1st bay. Round opening to gable. South end of 4 bays, the 1st bay recessed with roof carried across on braces, the 3rd breaking forward under pedimented gable. Quoins. Openings as above, one entrance altered to 2nd bay; 3rd bay has elliptical-headed barn entrance with rusticated surround. West range of single storey sheds under single-pitch roofs. Blind walls to street curved inward to gate piers; one stack. Elevations to courtyard altered, with later lean-to extensions; elliptical-headed large entrances to east and south, the latter blocked. Farmhouse included for group value.

Listing NGR: SD3669875743


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2266 IOE Records taken by C J Wright; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr CJ Wright. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Wright, Cj

Rights Holder: Wright, Cj


Roughcast, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Georgian Farm Building, Victorian Agriculture And Subsistence, Agricultural Building, Barn, Cow House, Animal Shed, Farmhouse, Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House