LOW WOOD NOOK AND FORMER STABLES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1144496

Date first listed: 03-Jan-1986

Statutory Address: LOW WOOD NOOK AND FORMER STABLES

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Location

Statutory Address: LOW WOOD NOOK AND FORMER STABLES

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 19310 40556

Summary

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History

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Details

NY 14 SE BLENNERHASSET & TORPENHOW

5/7 Low Wood Rook and former stables

II

House and stables used in C19 as inn. Dated and inscribed over entrance J. & E.A. (Addison) 1663; with extensive C18 alterations and additions. Painted rendered walls on chamfered plinth under graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and stone chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attic, 2 bays with lower 2-bay extension and stables under common roof to left. c20 door in original C17 surround under inscribed lintel with hoodmould dated on the label stops. Double sash windows in late C18 painted stone surrounds. Central pointed attic window is now boarded. Extension has sash windows in painted stone surrounds, those on upper floor with glazing bars. Former stable has plank door and casement windows, some boarded, all in painted stone surrounds. Birthplace of Thomas Addison, later of London, who gave the ceiling for Torpenhow Church in 1689 and was a relative of Joseph Addison the essayist, see C.R. Hudleston & R.S. Boumphrey, Cumberland Families & Heraldry, 1978, pl.

Listing NGR: NY1931040556

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 72312

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hudleston, , Boumphrey, , Cumberland Families and Heraldry, (1978), 1

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