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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: 1145153



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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Loweswater

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Sep-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72698

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LOWESWATER LOWESWATER NY 12 SW 13/174 Crabtreebeck and stables adjoining II Farmhouse, now private house and stable. Dated and inscribed on stone built into front wall F.B. A.B. 1660,with C19 and C20 alterations. Whitewashed render over slate walls. Graduated greenslate roof, partly replaced with Welsh slate; original painted roughcast chimney stacks with projecting slate drip stones. Probably originally 2 houses; the lower part is 2 storeys, 2 bays of 1660, the higher left part is late C17 of 2 bays with left stable under common roof. Oldest part has plank door in chamfered painted stone surround, within C17 stone porch having an internal stone seat and coved recess. Large ground-floor casement windows, probably in original reveals, that to left under wooden lintel and slate hood. Smaller irregular upper-floor casements in original plain reveals. Higher portion has two 2-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows, another with its mullion removed and one in enlarged C19 opening. Stable has double plank doors, then further left doorway under slate hood; and slit vents. Right return wall of older portion has 3 levels of projecting slate drip stones. Interior of older portion has inglenook with arched firebeam and heck partition. Beamed ground-floor ceilings. Rear semi-circular projecting stone staircase has slate steps.

Listing NGR: NY1305121565

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National Grid Reference: NY 13051 21565


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