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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: 1144392



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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sebergham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Jan-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72472

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NY 34 SE SEBERGHAM Churchtown

9/164 Sebergham Hall II*

House. Late C17. Pink and calciferous sandstone ashlar, with eaves cornice and V-jointed quoins, on chamfered plinth. Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and kneelers; ashlar chimney stacks. Extension of hammer-dressed sandstone under graduated greenslate roof with square ashlar chimney stack. 2 storeys, 5 bays, with lower 2-storey, 3-bay extension to right. Panelled double doors in bolection architrave with carved leaf frieze under console bracketed broken segmental pediment. Sash windows with glazing bars in stone architraves, those on ground floor under alternating triangular and segmental broken pediments; central upper floor window with carved frieze and console brackets. Blocked entrance to extension (now casement window) has dated and inscribed lintel, TS 1766. 2- and 3-light casement windows, sash windows with glazing bars to right, all in stone architraves. Rear: entrance to extension has dated and inscribed lintel R & R.S. 1737 with unifying extension dated and inscribed over window H.J.S. 1964. 2-light stone-mullioned C18 and C20 windows. Interior has panelled shutters to each window. Late C17 oak staircase with twisted balusters and heavily moulded handrail. Home of the Simpson family until 1780 and bought back by the present owner Hugh John Simpson in 1946, See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, lxxxiii, p81.

Listing NGR: NY3636642442

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 33, (), 81

National Grid Reference: NY 36366 42442


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