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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: 1121982



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: 08-Aug-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72199

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8/114 Millbeck Towers


Woollen carding mill, now private house. Late C18 with extensive alterations of 1903 for John Daniel Banks. Cement render and roughcast walls with Lombard frieze eaves, under Welsh slate roof, with fish-scale greenslate pavilions surmounted by weather vanes; rendered chimney stacks. 3 storeys, 3 bays, with flanking 3-storey angle towers. Top-glazed door and C20 casement windows in cement surrounds under pediments. See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, 1vii, pp158-172. A painting of the building before conversion is reproduced by Molly Lefebure, Cumberland Heritage, 1970, p125.

Listing NGR: NY2564726154

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Lefebure, M, Cumberland Heritage, (1970), 125
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 57, (), 158-172

National Grid Reference: NY 25647 26154


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