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BARRACKS HOUSE

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.

Name: BARRACKS HOUSE

List entry Number: 1144628

Location

BARRACKS HOUSE

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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bowness

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Nov-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 71909

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NY 26 SE BOWNESS Glasson

3/31 Barracks House II

Fortified house. Early or mid C16 with C18 and C20 alterations. Walls a metre thick of red and yellow coursed sandstone (from the nearby Roman Wall); C20 tile roof with coped gables and kneelers, gables raised in height incorporating 1760s datestone with initials T.M.; C20 brick chimney stack. 2 storeys, 3 bays. C20 door in C18 opening. Original slit vents at 2 levels now blocked; water outlet at first floor level to left of entrance. C20 windows in C20 openings. End wall left, has original blocked attic window. Rear wall had C16 ground floor entrance with drawbar tunnel, now enlarged and the lintel used as a mantelpiece inside. Blocked C18 entrance and windows. C20 windows in C20 openings. Interior has remains of stone spiral staircase in the thickness of the wall left. Photographic record of the building before alteration in the RCHM files. Although very much altered this is an extremely rare building in this area, there being only one other example at Brackenrigg, south of Bowness. Cobble extension to left is of no interest.

Listing NGR: NY2530360540

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National Grid Reference: NY 25303 60540

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