Flookburgh Farmhouse And Buildings
- 12 Jul 2000
- Flookburgh Farmhouse And Buildings, Market Street, Lower Holker, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11 7JU
- Photograph (Digital)
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
© Mr CJ Wright. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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