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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: 1144612



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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Holme East Waver

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 71974

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6/23 Raby Cote and adjoining barn

1/4/67 II Farmhouse and barn. Mid C16 for the Chambers family with extensive early or mid C17 alterations and further C18 and C20 extensions. Barn dated and inscribed on stone in rear wall J. & M.C. (John & Margaret Chambers) 1675. Squared and coursed red sandstone from Holme Cultram Abbey, with flush quoins, on reused chamfered plinth with inverted inscription GILBERT LAMOTTE, JOHN DE BOTHILL, VICAR OF BURG. THE YEAR WAS THE VITH ROBERT ABBOT OF HOLM, AND OF OUR LORD MDXIII. VIII HENRY KING (thought to have come from the chapterhouse of the Abbey). C20 sandstone-effect tile roof with cement rendered chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 4 bays with lower single-bay brick extension to right; slightly higher 2-storey, 2-bay barn to left. C20 door in painted chamfered surround. C20 casement windows in enlarged surrounds, those on upper floor in chamfered surrounds. C18 brick extension has C20 door and casement window in painted stone surrounds. Upper floor sash window under tracery panel from the Abbey. Rear cement rendered C20 farmhouse wall. Barn also of Abbey stone under C20 green tile roof. 2 C20 garage doors cut through blocked stone-surround windows. Loft plank door over coat of arms panel from the Abbey. Barn rear wall incorporates sculptured stone of Virgin & Child over Abbey arms and Latin inscription. Further sculptured stone coat of arms of Robert Chambers, Abbot of Holme Cultram. Left part of rear wall has blocked 2-light stone-mullioned windows of the C16 house which continues as a thick internal passage wall in the present farmhouse. Internal niche in the passage was probably a fire window. Front room fire beam and beamed ceiling with similar beams in bedroom above. Rear farmhouse extension has unusual painted tin ceilings imitating C17 moulded plasterwork. See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, i, pp194-233. Right-angled brick extension to barn is not of interest.

Listing NGR: NY1794652395

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 1, (), 194-233

National Grid Reference: NY1794652395


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