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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: 1137245



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

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Heversham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Nov-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 76511

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SD 48 SE HEVERSHAM Heversham

2/18 Heversham Hall 21-11-52 II*

House, probably C14 with C16 and later alterations, later additions to East and West. Stone rubble walls with roughly cut quoins and sandstone dressings; graduated greenslate roof with stone ridge and 2 end chimneys. 2 storeys plus attics lit from gable. 4 windows, irregular: ground floor cross windows with trefoil heads to lights, right hand window blocked; upper floor 2-light windows with square heads, all with chamfered mullions and surrounds, leaded glazing and small iron opening panes. Off-centre doorway with chamfered surround and pointed-arched head, later 8-panelled door inserted behind arch. Rear: similar mullioned windows and one C19 mullioned window to upper floor; extension with plinth to south gable and massive chimney with round stack; ruined wall of Pele tower. Interior has flagged floors, chamfered oak beams, fireolace with segmental arched head with later fireplace inserted within it, oak doors, fragments of C17 panelling to ground and upper floors; late C17 or early C18 staircase with closed string, square newels and moulded balusters; 4-bay roof with principals pegged at apex, ridge piece, collars and 3 levels of trenched purlins with deep chamfers.

Listing NGR: SD4938283241

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National Grid Reference: SD 49382 83241


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