MILLBECK HALL AND ADJOINING BARN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1121974

Date first listed: 03-Mar-1967

Statutory Address: MILLBECK HALL AND ADJOINING BARN

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Location

Statutory Address: MILLBECK HALL AND ADJOINING BARN

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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale (District Authority)

Parish: Underskiddaw

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

National Grid Reference: NY 25595 26082

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Details

NY 22 NE UNDERSKIDDAW MILLBECK

8/119 Millbeck Hall and 3.3.67 adjoining barn

II*

Farmhouse and barn. Dated over rear entrance 1592. Roughcast walls, under graduated greenslate roof with brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 5 bays, with contemporary single-bay wing to left rear and 2-bay barn to right of higher roof line, forming overall L-shape. 2- and 3-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows and smaller firewindows on both floors to right. 2 windows are C20 casements in enlarged surrounds. Rear has replacement studded plank door in Tudor-style surround under shaped lintel, dated and inscribed QVORSUM M.W. VIVERE MORI, MORI VIVERE NICHOLAS WILLIAMSON (whither are we going, to live is to die, to die is to live eternally). 2-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows and similar windows in wing. Left plank door with ramp and steps to loft doorway. Barn has openings with plain reveals and doorways to side and rear. Thought to incorporate the remains of a C15 fortified tower with newel staircase in thickness of the wall, but this is hidden by roughcast. See Old Manorial Halls of Westmorland & Cumberland, by W.M. Taylor, 1892, pp320-323. Birthplace of Sir Joseph Williamson a C17 Secretary of State.

Listing NGR: NY2559526082

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 72204

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Sources

Books and journals
Taylor, M W , Old Manorial Halls of Cumberland and Westmorland, (1892), 320-323

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