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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: 1145129



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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Setmurthy

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Mar-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72735

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SETMURTHY NY 13 SE 6/211 Hewthwaite Hall 3-3-67 II* Farmhouse. Dated and inscribed 1581 over entrance. Whitewashed rubble walls with flush quoins, raised in height under C20 graduated greenslate roof with coped gables; C20 brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays with rear extension forming overall L-shape. C20 door in painted chamfered stone surround, under carved panel of Royal coat-of-arms and reversed Cumberland arms; with further inscribed panel above JOHN SWYNBUN ESQUIRE AND ELISEBETH HIS WYFE DID MAK COSTE OF THIS WORK IN THE DAIS OF THER LYF AND DOM (date) AND REG 23, both panels flanked by carved figures and picked out in colour. Ground-floor 3-light double-chamfered stone-mullioned windows with round-headed lights, under hoodmoulds with plain shield stops. Upper-floor cross-mullioned windows. Rear cross-mullioned stair window with cusped heads. Extension has sash windows in stone surrounds. Interior has beamed ceilings. C17 staircase has heavy turned balusters and broad handrail. Some C17 panelled oak bedroom doors.

Listing NGR: NY1523832836

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National Grid Reference: NY 15238 32836


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