GAS HOUSE NORTH EAST OF MECHI FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1144458

Date first listed: 03-Jan-1986

Statutory Address: GAS HOUSE NORTH EAST OF MECHI FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address: GAS HOUSE NORTH EAST OF MECHI FARMHOUSE

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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale (District Authority)

Parish: Blennerhasset and Torpenhow

National Grid Reference: NY 17409 41178

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History

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Details

NY 14 SE BLENNERHASSET & TORPENHOW Blennerhasset (NY 17410 41180)

5/11D Gas house north-east of Mechi Farmhouse

GV II

Gas house and smithy now farm store. 1863-4 for William Lawson of Brayton. Polychrome rubble walls with flush red-sandstone quoins, under Welsh slate roof and yellow-brick chimney stack. l½ storeys, double span, with tall square tapering chimney to centre rear. Plain boarded doors and blocked windows, all with red-sandstone surrounds,under round-headed louvred-vent openings. Left return wall has large C20 sliding plank door. Coal-fired furnaces provided gas for the farm and the village of Blennerhasset. William Lawson in Ten Years of Gentleman Farming, 1874, p.153, states that the gas was switched on on lst April 1865, Forms part of a model farm group and listed for GV with Mechi Farmhouse and farm buildings.

Listing NGR: NY1740941178

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 72320

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lawson, W, Ten Years of Gentleman Farming, (1874), 153

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