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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: 1137455



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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Warcop

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Jun-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 73389

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B6259 WARCOP (north side)

17/105 12.9.57

Warcop Hall (formerly listed as Wharton Hall)

G.V. II*

Large house of 3 main builds: west wing late C16; central block 1746 by Kelly; east addition late C19. C16 wing of sandstone blocks, rendered. 1746 of ashlar with horizontal grooving, rusticated quoins, moulded plinth, and eaves cornice. C19 end coursed, squared rubble with quoins on chamfered plinth; corbels carry embattled parapet. All roofs graduated slate; west wing has stone end chimney with embattled cornice, central block has stone copings, kneelers and corniced chimneys. 2 storeys. 4-bay west wing (end bay projecting) has 2-light mullioned windows, mainly C19 reconstructions; original mullioned and transomed window to 1st floor. 6-bay central block has 5 circular steps up to panelled door in pedimented architrave with Ionic pilasters; 2 sashes to left, 3 to right and 5 above, all with original wide glazing bars in architrave. Rainwater heads to each end have heraldic device with motto FIDE ET AMORE. Single-bay C19 addition has 3-light mullioned and transomed window with mullioned 2-light window above. Extensive C19 additions to rear: original Venetian stair window to rear of central block.

Listing NGR: NY7473415721

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National Grid Reference: NY7473415721


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