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List Entry Summary

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: 1068746



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

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Whicham

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 76380

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WHICHAM A595 SD 18 SW (east side) Whitbeck 14/80 Townend Hall and adjoining outbuildings GV II House and outbuildings. Datestone: "1656/L & MP" with later alterations and additions. Roughcast stone rubble, exposed to east elevation, slate roofs. West elevation of 2 storeys and 2 bays with gabled wing to north and outbuildings to south. Windows have plain surrounds and C20 casements replacing sashes. Central gabled porch with small-paned glazing to window with re-set datestone over; return entrance; small window to left. 2 brick cross-axial stacks. Gabled north wing has windows with C20 casements to north and east; 2 brick gable-end stacks. Outbuilding has inserted entrance; C19 gable wing has sandstone quoins inserted entrance and 1st floor entrance up iron steps. Rear has varied fenestration and one chamfered light; entrance.

Listing NGR: SD1199983988

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National Grid Reference: SD 11999 83988


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