This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.

MILLBECK HALL AND ADJOINING BARN

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.

Name: MILLBECK HALL AND ADJOINING BARN

List entry Number: 1121974

Location

MILLBECK HALL AND ADJOINING BARN

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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Underskiddaw

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Mar-1967

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

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72204

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: NY 25595 26082

Map

Map
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1121974 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 17-Aug-2018 at 12:34:50.

End of official listing