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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: 1087646



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

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brampton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Jan-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 77860

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10/63 Old Church Farmhouse


Farmhouse, formerly vicar's tower house. Probably early C14 with C18 and C19 additions. Tower has rubble and dressed red sandstone walls with chamfered plinth, some stones of Roman origin from the nearby Roman Wall; C19 gabled slate roof. C18 extension of brick, with extensive alterations and additions in mid-C19 of dressed red sandstone, slate roof, brick chimney stacks. Tower of 2 storeys, single bay, has large projecting angle buttress to left (necessary because of the steep fall of land on this side). Small square window to ground floor, with C20 casement to left, small filled lancet with round head above. right end wall has filled entrance, with chamfered and shouldered lintel. Remains of newel staircase in thickness of wall. 2 storey, 3 bay extension to right, has casements and sashes with glazing bars. Central projecting single storey, single bay extensions with sloping slate roof. Entrance front looks mid-c19, with slightly projecting end bay of the original tower. Projecting porch/staircase has C20 glazed door. Small and large casements with glazing bars. Built on a good defensive site next to the medieval church. Listing does not include the other farm buildings. See Transactions, Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, lxxxii, p.73-89.

Listing NGR: NY5102861598

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 82, (), 73-89

National Grid Reference: NY 51028 61598


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